Engage and participate in mental health mental health
The National Mental Health Commission (NMHC) is conducting an overview of engagement and participation in mental health. Consumers, carers, families, support people and other stakeholders
are invited to share views and ideas.
The lived experience ideas and community conversations are designed so people can inform the NMHC what makes engagement and participation, real, meaningful and worthwhile. People can also share what they want to achieve and what engagement and participation strategies are needed to enable everyone to have a say and have their voice heard. Click for more details. Closes 27 July.
Regional Training Hubs for young doctors in Bendigo and Shepparton Health workforce
The universities announced earlier this year
as being involved in the delivery of 26 new Regional Training Hubs for young doctors
have now signed on and are meeting with local health and medical providers about the programs being established in their regions.
The Hubs are designed to create more opportunities for young doctors to stay, study, work and live in rural and regional Australia, rather than returning to cities for all of their postgraduate training. In our region, a Hub for North West Victoria will operate from Bendigo, provided by Monash University while a Hub for the Goulburn Valley will operate from Shepparton, provided by The University of Melbourne. Click for more details.
Nominate or submit for the Victorian Public Healthcare Awards Health workforce
Nominations are now open for the Victorian Public Healthcare Awards - an annual celebration of excellence, dedication and innovation in public health, health services and service initiatives that deliver informed and effective healthcare.
Victorian government-funded healthcare providers and organisations delivering public health research or programs are eligible to submit an online entry for awards. Categories include promoting healthy eating and physical activity, preventing tobacco and alcohol use, improving mental wellbeing and health equity. Click here for more details. Closes 30 July.
Palliative Care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Indigenous health
Ensuring that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
patients feel culturally safe and receive culturally responsive care is a key responsibility of every health care provider. CareSearch has created online resources that will help build a path of cultural capability and understanding for supporting care with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Care pages include information for providing culturally appropriate care for all health care providers, the Aboriginal health workforce, and the wider health workforce; share information with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients, their families and communities; and provide information on finding relevant research and evidence. There is a strong emphasis on the person's care journey and how members of the health care workforce join their journey along the way. Access the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Care pages at caresearch.com.au