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Developing Staff-Centric Innovations to Solve Health Care Workforce Issues

Developing Staff-Centric Innovations to Solve Health Care Workforce Issues

Ahead of Workforce Planning for Health 2018, we chat to Helen Finneran, Workforce Planner in the Department of Health and Human Services in Victoria about:

  • The steps needed to develop new roles to fill consumer health care demands
  • Creating new training innovations to up-skill staff to take on new tasks
  • Ensuring the future supply of skilled health care workers with new workforce models
Ensuring Optimal Health Care Services with Positive Workplace Environments

Ensuring Optimal Health Care Services with Positive Workplace Environments

Ahead of the Workforce Planning for Health Summit 2018, we chat to Colin Smyth, Program Coordinator for Metro North Hospital’s “Values in Action” Initiative about:

  • Using Value Based Recruitment to source suitable organisational talent
  • Improving health care service offerings by creating a positive work environment
  • Developing workplace initiatives to support staff with work related stress
Coping with Demand Amid a Health Care Workforce Shortage

Coping with Demand Amid a Health Care Workforce Shortage

Ahead of Workforce Planning for Health 2018, we chat to Jac Mathieson, Chief Nursing Officer at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. In this article Jac discusses:

  • How a workforce shortage in healthcare affects hospitals 
  • How Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre copes with this issue by up skilling their existing staff to handle increased demand.
  • Workforce planning for the future to deal with workforce shortages