QPHCN event will focus on building a strong and sustainable health workforce

If you're passionate about the health industry and interested in learning more about the state of the health workforce, you won't want to miss CheckUP's first Queensland Primary Health Care Network (QPHCN) event for 2023. The event aims to bring together healthcare professionals to explore ways to work collaboratively toward a strong and sustainable health sector.

Scheduled for Thursday 9 March 2023 from 10am-12pm, the event will be held at the Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC) training rooms, Level 1/36 Russell Street, South Brisbane. Attendees can join either in-person or online, depending on their preference.

The event will feature a fantastic line-up of speakers, including Joe Occhino, Assistant Deputy Director-General, Workforce Strategy, Clinical Planning and Service Strategy Division, Queensland Health; Giovanna Castellani, A/Director, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Division, Queensland Health; Brett Hall, A/Executive Director – Workforce Strategy, Department of Employment, Small Business and Training; Karen Lavery, Employer Liaison Officer (ELO), Australian Government Department of Employment and Workplace Relations; Anastasia Woolmer, Business Relationship Manager, HESTA; Sabrina Kerr, Health Gateway Schools Manager, CheckUP; Vicky Meyer, Industry Workforce Advisor - Health, CheckUP; Andrew Legg, Industry Workforce Advisor – First Nations healthcare and social assistance, CheckUP; and Amanda Griffiths, Industry Skills Advisor (ISA) for Health, CheckUP.

This event is sponsored by HESTA and provides an excellent opportunity for healthcare professionals to learn about the latest programs focused on promoting careers in the health industry, funding opportunities to help maximise workforce participation, and more!

David Millichap, General Manager of Engagement and Workforce at CheckUP, will serve as the event's Master of Ceremonies. Auslan interpreters will be on hand to assist with the translation of speaker presentations.

Following the event, attendees will have the opportunity to network and connect with other healthcare professionals while enjoying light refreshments.

Register now via Eventbrite to secure your spot! CheckUP members and Outreach health service providers can attend for free. Non-members can attend face-to-face for $50 or virtually for just $20.