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We are pleased to announce the details of the third round of funding for our Practice Partners Program.
We are excited to welcome two new staff to the Health Issues Centre team.
The Minister for Health, the Hon Jill Hennessy MP, is pleased to invite applications for part time board positions on rural health service Boards.
You are invited to our 2016 Annual General Meeting on Thursday, 24 November 2016.
Guest speaker is Dr Joanna Flynn AM Chair, Medical Board of Australia
The Government today released the report Targeting Zero: supporting the Victorian hospital system to eliminate avoidable harm and strengthen quality of care and announced a suite of reforms to put patient safety first.
Health Issues Centre presents Unspoken (What Will Become of Me?), a provocative and comedic event at the State Library Victoria from 27 - 30 October looking at the lighter side of ageing, declining capacity and how to stay in charge of your future.
Join Cancer Council's free webinar to hear about ways you can manage your own wellbeing, while providing the best support to the person you are caring for.
The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services presents a three-day forum in November on the latest advance care planning updates affecting Victorians.
MOVE muscle, bone & joint health is running a community webinar in conjunction with Maurice Blackburn Lawyers called ‘Chronic Illness and Employment- Your rights at work’.
Diabetes Victoria is delivering free webinars to culturally and linguistically diverse communities living in regional Victoria.
Sunday 10 July 2016 marked the first day of National Diabetes Week (10–16 July) and Diabetes Victoria needs your help to increase awareness of all types of diabetes.
Dental Health Services Victoria is developing a new Strategic Plan to set the future direction for public oral healthcare in Victoria.
The Australian Institute for Patient & Family Centred Care presents a unique event, Gathering of Kindness, in March/April 2016.
Last week Health Issues Centre held its first Consumer Fest. The theme of the day was reflecting on and celebrating consumer achievements.
A new organisation in East of Melbourne are looking to train volunteers to assist people be mobile and independent in their local community.
Victoria's new 10-year mental health plan sets an ambitious, long term vision for mental health and wellbeing.
Community consultations are currently underway across Victoria to help develop Victoria's end-of-life-care framework.
On 26 & 27 November, hosted by the Health Services Liaison Association (HSLA), the Negotiating Good Health conference will interest anyone involved in complaints handling, alternate dispute resolution and quality improvement.
Health Issues Centre will be delivering a series of regional training workshops for both health service staff and consumers between February and June 2016. Register your interest today!
Melbourne Primary Care Network have produced a video to help health care providers use the Teach-back technique with their patients.
Grampians Pyrenees Primary Care Partnership is running a Consumer Engagement Forum to highlight the importance of the consumer voice in health service design, delivery and quality improvement.
Loddon Mallee Integrated Cancer Service (LMICS) is inviting consumers impacted by cancer and staff to attend free training in Castlemaine, Bendigo, Swan Hill and Mildura.
On Tuesday, 21 July, in front of a full audience at Federation Square, Dorothy was awarded the Victorian Disability Sector Awards' Volunteer Award.
Arthritis & Osteoporosis Victoria is running a webinar to assist parents of chronically ill children.
The Victorian State Budget for 2015-2016 was released on Tuesday, 5 May 2015.
The Victorian Department of Health have released the online National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards education program.
On 1 January 2015, the Victorian Government established the Department of Health & Human Services.
Meet Jill Hennessy, newly appointed health minister.
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