ACT Committees Vacancies and Projects

Occupational Violence Prevention and Management Committee- Canberra Health Services

Canberra Health Services is seeking a consumer representative to participate in the Occupational Violence Prevention and Management Committee. The role of the OVPMC is to monitor implementation of the Occupational Violence Strategy and associated policies and procedures, review statistical reports and develop strategies in consultation with staff, management and other stakeholders.

The role would suit an experienced consumer representative with an interest in occupational violence prevention, work health and safety and policy implementation.

You can view the terms of reference for this committee here.

You can nominate for this committee here.

This opportunity closes on Tuesday 18 February 2020.

 

Governance Committee for Pharmacist in Residential Aged Care Facilities Program- Capital Health Network

Capital Health Network and University of Canberra are seeking a consumer representative to join the governance committee for a project that aims to integrate a pharmacist into Residential Aged Care Facilities to improve resident safety and reduce medication-related effects and hospitalisation. The governance committee will provide advice to CHN on the service model, evaluation framework, strategies to attract and retain pharmacists and monitoring and evaluation of the program.

The position would suit an experienced consumer representative with an interest in pharmacy services and residential aged care facilities. The governance committee will be convened for the duration of the project from March 2020 to July 2021.

You can view the terms of reference for this committee here.

You can nominate for this committee here.

This opportunity closes on Tuesday 18 February 2020.

 

SPIRE Consultation and Working Groups in 2020

HCCA is seeking expressions of interest from consumers interested in taking part in consultations and working groups for the SPIRE infrastructure project in 2020. You can find out more about the SPIRE project here. At this stage we expect that there will be a number of opportunities for consumer involvement next year however details are not yet available. Early in 2020 HCCA will conduct an induction and information session for interested members. Some consultations will be open to all, however those who wish to become a member of an infrastructure committee will also need to complete consumer participation training which will be offered next on Friday 8 and 15 May 2020. If this opportunity interests you and you would like to be kept in the loop about these opportunities, please write a short statement outlining your interest and experience and email it to karenjames@hcca.org.au

 

Conference Sponsorship Positions

Better Care Everywhere: Healthcare Variation In Practice National Conference

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care will hold it’s annual conference at the International Convention Centre in Sydney on 20 and 21 July 2020.

The conference is a forum to increase understanding of health care variation and to share successful initiatives to improve appropriateness of health care and improve patient outcomes. Led by national and international guest speakers, it is an opportunity to take part in plenary sessions, panel discussions and seminars to gain practical knowledge and skills to help deliver better patient outcomes.

More information about the conference can be found here.

HCCA will sponsor two consumer delegates to this conference and is seeking expressions of interest from consumer representatives. Sponsorship includes conference registration, and transport and accommodation costs. HCCA has an expectation that consumer representatives who are sponsored to attend conferences will share their knowledge through contributing a written or spoken report for the benefit of other members and staff.

If you would like to attend this conference, please complete the expression of interest form on the HCCA website.

The closing date for expressions of interest for this forum is Tuesday 10 March 2020.

 

HCCA Internal Committees

None at present

 

National Vacancies

None at present

Last updated: 3/2/2020