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Real Health Lecture Series: Transforming healthcare - the next 10 years
QUT’s Real Health Lecture Series unpacks the latest health issues affecting our communities.
Join us for our launch event, as our panel discusses the acceleration of Australia’s need for more efficient healthcare services and what needs to be done to successfully navigate this new reality. You will find speaker bios below.

This event is co-hosted with the Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation (AusHSI), celebrating its tenth anniversary.

This special event will run in two parts:

5.30pm - 6.00pm - Official Welcome, AusHSI 10 year celebration
6.00pm - 7.00pm - Real Health Lecture: Transforming healthcare - the next 10 years

You can access the webinar anytime between 5.30pm and 7.00pm

Please note: this registration is for the webinar only. The in-person session is now sold out.

Nov 3, 2021 05:30 PM in Brisbane

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Professor Steven McPhail (Moderator)
Centre Director, Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation & Co-Director, Centre of Healthcare Transformation @QUT
Steve is an internationally renowned health service innovator, health economist, and researcher and leads the health management discipline at QUT. He is also the Flagship Research and Education Director for the (Australian) Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre and co-Director for the Centre of Healthcare Transformation. He is currently the Professor of Health Services Research at QUT and also leads the Trauma Among Vulnerable People Stream of the Brisbane Diamantina Health Partners NHMRC Advanced Health Research Translation Centre
Professor Keith McNeil
Acting Deputy Director-General, Chief Medical Officer (Prevention Division) and Chief Clinical Information Officer @Queensland Health
Professor Keith McNeil plays a key role in the clinical leadership of the state-wide eHealth program. He works closely with key clinical stakeholders to maximise the clinical and patient safety benefits associated with technology in the healthcare setting. Professor McNeil has previously worked within Queensland Health as the Head of Transplant Services at The Prince Charles Hospital, Chief Executive Officer at Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, and Chief Executive Metro North Hospital and Health Service. More recently, Professor McNeil was Chief Clinical Information Officer and Head of IT for the NHS in England following roles as Chief Executive Officer at Addenbooke's Hospital and Cambridge University Hospital Foundation Trust.
Adjunct Professor Shelley Nowlan
Clinical Excellence Queensland Acting Deputy Director-General @Queensland Government
As Clinical Excellence Queensland Acting Deputy Director-General Shelley’s leadership guides and drive the patient safety, quality improvement and clinical improvement agendas for the Queensland health system. Shelley provides overall professional, operational and industry advice for government by identifying, monitoring and promoting improvements in the quality of health services delivered by service providers. Shelley’s leadership has helped achieved practical outcomes within the health workforce and consumer through clinical care re-design and has led to success in developing and leading statewide Reform agendas, Covid response and clinical leadership programs. You may also know Shelley in her role as Australian Government Deputy National Rural Health Commissioner and her role as Queensland Health’s Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer. Her experience within the nursing profession extends nationally and internationally.
Ms Melissa Fox
CEO @Health Consumers Queensland
Melissa Fox is a Brisbane health consumer and mother of 2 daughters, aged 13 and 16. Having worked in documentary and reality television, Melissa now works to improve the safety, quality and consumer-centredness of health services through her positions as Chief Executive Officer of Queensland’s peak health consumer organisation Health Consumers Queensland (HCQ) and Vice President of the Queensland Council for LGBTI Health. She sits on the Queensland Health Leadership Board.
Professor John Fraser
Director, Critical Care Research Group @The Prince Charles Hospital
Professor John Fraser is an international expert in critical care medicine and Pre-Eminent Staff Specialist in Intensive Care, The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) where he founded and directs the Critical Care Research Group (CCRG). He is Professor of Critical Care and Anaesthesia, School of Medicine, University of Queensland; and Director of the Intensive Care Unit, St Andrews War Memorial Hospital, Brisbane. Fraser has exceptional track record in clinical studies, basic science and translational research and chairs the Queensland Cardiovascular Research Network and the Asia-Pacific Extracorporeal Life Support Organization.