Conference Date
17th & 18th May 2017
CQ Functions Melbourne
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With a growing and ageing population, demand on Australia’s hospitals is increasing. Integrated, whole of health strategies are essential in supporting patient flow and providing patients with efficient and timely care.
This conference will provide strategies for hospitals to improve flow and patient centred care through interagency collaboration and communication with the entire health care service. 2017-2 ACN Endorsed Course Logo Horizontal (2)

This conference is endorsed by ACN according to our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Endorsed Course Standards. It has been allocated CPD hours according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia – Continuing Professional Development Standard

  • 14 CPD points across the two day conference
The 'Patient Flow' conference will focus on:
      • Whole of health approaches to access and flow
      • Utilising hospital avoidance strategies to mitigate demand
      • Developing interagency relationships
      • Enhancing capacity planning and service design
      • Promoting organisational collaboration
      • Strengthening the discharge process
Who will attend? Local Health Districts and both Public and Private Hospitals with responsibilities for:
    • Patient Flow
    • Emergency Department
    • Nursing
    • Discharge Planning
    • Bed Management
    • Clinical Services
    • Operations
    • After Hours

Attend to learn:

  • Develop whole of health strategies to improve patient flow
  • Improve flow through capacity planning & service design
  • Utilise technology & data to drive the patient journey
  • Strengthen the discharge process
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Key Speakers

Martin Hopkins
Director, Whole System Patient Flow Programme
NHS Scotland, UK
Jane Evans
Director, Organisational Redesign & Performance Excellence
Box Hill Hospital
Rebecca Power
Principal Project Manager, Better Care Victoria
Department of Health & Human services, VIC
Nigel Millar
Chief Medical Officer
Southern District Health Board, NZ


What People Are Saying

  • “I found the conference interactive and genuinely responsive to input from participants. Topics were relevant and professionally presented. The best conference I’ve been to in ages!”

    Bronwyn McPherson
    Colac Area Health - 2016 Patient Flow conference attendee


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