Improving Hospital Safety and Security

Improving Hospital Safety and Security
Novotel Sydney Central, 169-179 Thomas Street, Sydney, 2000, Australia
Novotel Sydney Central, 169-179 Thomas Street Sydney New South Wales 2000 AU

Incidents of aggression and assault in Australia’s hospitals continue to affect healthcare workers on a daily basis, with many staff accepting that this is something that ‘just comes with the job.

In response, this conference will discuss the most timely and topical challenges facing hospital staff today. It will explore practical strategies for security personnel and clinicians to address workplace violence through an integrated approach whilst ensuring safe, quality care for all patients.

The agenda will focus on:

– Achieving a collaborative team approach across the whole hospital
– Building interagency partnerships with police and paramedics
– Implementing strategies to better manage complex and confrontational incidents
– The legal responsibilities of providing treatment and a safe work environment
– Improving prevention through risk identifi cation, design and technology

Who will attend?

Clinicians responsible for:

– Emergency
– Mental Health
– Drug and Alcohol
– Aged Care
– Midwifery
– General Medicine

Security and patient services personnel responsible for:

– Security Services
– Patient Support Services
– Facilities Management
– Operations


Standard Rates for Security and Support Services: AUD 1399
Standard Rates for Clinicians: AUD 2399

Speakers: Sue Williams, Anna Ballantyne, Chris Mann, Kevin Tuohey

Category: Conferences | Health

Date and Time: On Tuesday April 04, 2017 at 8:00 am (ends Wednesday April 05, 2017 at 5:10 pm)

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