Metro North Health Forum 2017


Evolution or Revolution: A journey to better health

Wednesday 31 May 2017 | 9.00 am - 4.00 pm
Royal International Convention Centre, Bowen Hills, Brisbane

Metro North Hospital and Health Service (MNHHS) and Brisbane North PHN are hosting the fourth Metro North Health Forum on Wednesday 31 May 2017 at the Royal International Convention Centre.

The forum will provide up to date information in the areas of:

  • health care for older people
  • mental health, alcohol and other drugs
  • initiatives connecting care for people.

It will be an opportunity for you to learn first-hand how MNHHS and Brisbane North PHN are working together with a focus on integrated care. The forum presents a networking opportunity for people working in health and community services as well as consumer and community groups.

GP Breakfast Briefing - Metro North Health Forum 2017
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Metro North Health Forum 2017
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Forum presentations

CLICK HERE to view the forum program.

Maximising the last 1000 days - older people's care session presentations

Dr Elizabeth Whiting, Jodi Hallas and Michele Smith - Care of the frail older person

Paul Johnson - Short Term Restorative Care Program

Karen West-McInnes, Jodie Huntley-Forde and Assoc Prof Jeff Rowland - GRACE project

Dr Catherine Yelland - Residential Care Liaison Service

Dr Kannan Natarajan - Psychogeriatric Teleportal

Care without borders session presentations

Debbie Spink and Helen Funk - Connecting with expectant parents through collaboration with consumers

Jurine Demaine and Leonie Neumann - Lymphoedema

Helen Quelch, Corsino Bacatan, Terry Williams and Will Bern - IUIH Connect

Claire Harrison, Shelley Kulperger and Karen Quaile - Innovation through partnership - LINK innovation funding program

Professor Les Toop - Unpicking the 'healthcare home model'

Recovery - Mental Health, Alcohol and other Drugs session presentations

Shirley Anastasi - Step up, step down

Rachel Watson and Fiona Caniglia - Safe Space project

Paul Martin and Donna Bowman - Mental health, suicide prevention and alcohol and other drugs plan

Paula Arro and Lisa Jones - Consumer and Carer Participation

Dr Peggy Brown - Physical health needs of people experiencing mental illness

Forum enquiries

Events and Marketing Officer, Danielle Francisco
p 07 3630 7344 
f 07 3630 7844

The Metro North Health Forum is a joint initiative between Metro North Hospital and Health Service and Brisbane North PHN.






Metro North Health Forum 2016
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