Keynote speakers announced for this year’s Metro North Health Forum

Wednesday 16 October | 8.30 am - 4.30 pm
Royal International Convention Centre, Bowen Hills

The annual Metro North Health Forum is a joint initiative between Brisbane North PHN and Metro North Hospital and Health Service highlighting the collaborative work happening at the interface between hospital and primary care.

This year's keynote speakers include Professor Leonie Callaway, who holds a conjoint position as Head, Royal Brisbane Clinical School, and Senior Specialist in Obstetric and Internal Medicine at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, and will be presenting on the hidden epidemic in maternity care and trauma informed care.

Dr Bruce McCabe is a futurist, writer and international keynote speaker who presents on ‘Technologies to Change the World.’ He brings stories to your audience from the future of medicine, computing, artificial intelligence, energy, genomics – wherever the game-changers happen to be. Bruce will be presenting on Technology crossover to change healthcare.

GP breakfast briefing

Wednesday 16 October | 7.00 am - 9.00 am

The GP breakfast briefing will be an opportunity to hear about the latest initiatives for general practice, and how both organisations are working together to support GPs and their patients to navigate the health system.

This year’s GP breakfast briefing keynote speaker is Dr Toby Ford, who will present on preventing GP burnout and improving health and wellbeing. Toby has been a leader in corporate health for more than two decades and has helped organisations and their executives and staff - across countries and industries - through their unique executive and employee health checks and preventative methods, and on-going wellbeing programs.

Visit to register now to attend the GP breakfast briefing. For more information on the forum or to register online, visit: