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We have established a learning network of healthcare workers, leaders and consumers to share experiences and support the provision of care to people with COVID-19 in their homes.

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To join our regular webinars on this topic, email centresofclinicalexcellence@safercare.vic.gov.au 

Webinars

Long COVID

25 May 2022

The big reset: COVID-19 as transformation

27 April 2022

Speaker
  • Kedar Mate, CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Supporting culturally safe care and formalising shared care arrangements for COVID-19 positive Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

30 March 2022

Speakers
  • Shannon Wight, Executive Director, COVID-19+ Pathways 
  • Matthew Lloyd, Deputy Chief Aboriginal Health Adviser 
  • Dr Bruce Bolam, Director, Loddon-Mallee Public Health Unit

NHS London Omicron experience and learning: GP and home oximetry

16 March 2022

Speakers
  • A/Prof Steve McGloughlin, Executive Director, National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce
  • Jean-Frederic Levesque, Chief Executive of the Agency for Clinical Innovation and Executive Lead of COVID-19 Critical Intelligence Unit, New South Wales
  • Jo Sauvage, General practitioner leading on home oximetry and integrated care system lead for north central London
  • Yogini Raste, Consultant respiratory consultant, Croydon University Hospital
  • Sarah Logan, Lead of Infectious Diseases, University College Hospital

GP perspective on COVID-19+ pathways: Learning and future directions

2 March 2022

SPEAKERS
  • A/Prof Steve McGloughlin, Executive Director, National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce
  • Dr Nicole Allard, GP, Public Health Lead cohealth 
  • Janelle Devereux, Executive Director, Health Systems Integration North Western Melbourne PHN

NSW's experience and learnings from Omicron

16 February 2022

Speakers
  • Louise Galloway – Executive Director, COVID + Pathways 
  • Dr Amith Shetty – Clinical Director COVID-19 Care in the Community, NSW Health 

Managing Omicron in the UK – emergency care, critical care and antiviral treatment

2 February 2022

Speakers
  • A/Prof Steve McGloughlin, Executive Director, National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce
  • Edmund King, Co-Director Information and Planning Cell, NHS England and NHS Improvement – London Region
  • Dr Emma Rowland, Emergency Medicine Consultant Homerton Hospital, Associate Medical Director IMRS Division
  • Diana Lacey, Director of Urgent and Emergency Care, NHS England / NHS Improvement (London Region)
  • Ailsa Willens, Pathology Program Director, NHSE London region
  • Jane Fryer, Deputy Medical Director London region NHSE
  • Professor Julia Wendon, Consultant Intensivist Kings College Hospital, Kings College London

COVID-19+ pathways: Critical updates and discussion

19 January 2022

Speakers
  • Shannon Wight, Executive Director, Health Service Response Centre
  • Prof Mike Roberts, Chief Executive Officer, Safer Care Victoria
  • A/Prof Steve McGloughlin, Director Department of Intensive Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Alfred Health
  • Louise Galloway, Executive Director, COVID-19+ Pathways

The time is now: Managing patient flow beyond COVID-19

15 December 2021

Speakers
  • Shannon Wight, Executive Lead, COVID + Pathways, Department of Health
  • Prof Michael Dooley, Director of Pharmacy, Alfred Health. Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Monash University. Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University
  • Dean Pritchard, Northern Health/ SCV Faculty Timely Care
  • Kiri Stuart, Peninsula Health
  • Dr Amith Shetty, NSW Health

Care after the wave: Caring for patients with long COVID-19

8 December 2021

Speakers
  • Louise Galloway, Executive Director, Community Based Health service, Policy Improvement, Department of Health
  • Angela Franzone, Consumer, lived experience COVID-19
  • Dr Danielle Hitch, Allied Health Research and Translation Lead Allied Health Strategy, Planning, Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE) Unit
  • Janet Bondarenko, Senior Respiratory Physiotherapist Alfred Health

The RMH COVID-19 Community Navigator Service

1 December 2021

Speakers
  • Merryn Storey, Acting Team Leader, COVID-19 Community Navigator, RMH
  • Angelena Roan, COVID-19 Community Navigator, RMH

Maternity care: COVID-19 positive pathway and streaming models

24 November 2021

Speakers
  • Shannon Wight, Executive Lead, COVID + Pathways, Department of Health
  • Adj Professor Tanya Farrell, Chair, Consultative Council on Obstetric and Paediatric Mortality and Morbidity (CCOPMM) and Senior Maternity Advisor
  • A/Prof Ryan Hodges, Program Director, Women’s and Newborn, Monash Health
  • Andrea Rindt, General Manager, Women’s and Newborn, Monash Health

Standardisation in the medium risk COVID-19+ pathway

17 November 2021

Speakers
  • Chris Breheny, Project Coordinator - Best Place, SCV
  • Robert Forsythe, Project Director, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
  • Eleanor Sawyer, Senior Project Officer, SCV
  • Lidia Horvat, Manager Co-design and Consumers, SCV
  • Meg Marmo, Acting HIP Manager, St Vincent's Hospital
  • Steve Friel, Hospital Admission Risk Program (HARP) Manager, Alfred Health

Bendigo Health’s approach to COVID-19+ pathways

10 November 2021

Speakers
  • Prof Mike Roberts, SCV CEO
  • Shannon Wight, Executive Lead, COVID-19 + Pathways, Department of Health
  • Dr Joel Ziffer, Clinical Unit Head Paediatrics, Bendigo Health
  • Leanne Anderson, Systems Improvement Lead, Loddon Mallee Public Health

COVID-19 Positive Care Pathways – Hear from Barwon Health

3 November 2021

Speakers
  • David Meade, Co-director Community Health, Rehabilitation and Palliative Care, Barwon Health
  • Shannon Wight, Executive Lead, COVID + Pathways, Department of Health

Thunderstorm asthma / Updated COVID-19 Positive Care Pathways

27 October 2021

Speakers
  • Dr Danny Csutoros, Senior Medical Advisor, Department of Health
  • Shannon Wight, Executive Lead, COVID + Pathways, Department of Health
  • Sarah Lorentzen, Interim Director, Transformation Office and Director, Continuous Improvement Project Support, COVID Positive Care Pathways, Monash Health
  • Dr Morgan Rose, PhD Candidate, National Centre for Infections in Cancer, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Infectious Diseases Physician, Department of Infectious Diseases/Centre for Antibiotic Allergy and Research, Austin Health

Paediatric COVID-19 Positive Care Pathways

20 October 2021

Speakers
  • Shannon Wight, Executive Lead, COVID + Pathways, Department of Health
  • Dr Suzanne Boyce, Medical Consultant, Hospital in the Home, Wallaby Ward, Department of General Medicine, Royal Children's Hospital

Experiences and learnings from the ED - The Royal Melbourne Hospital

13 October 2021

Speakers
  • Shannon Wight, Manager COVID + Pathways, Department of Health, on COVID + Pathways update
  • A/Prof Mark Putland, Director of Emergency Medicine, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, COVID Short Stay Model of Care and Rapid Antigen Testing Workflow.

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Innovations in COVID care delivery - Northern Health experience

6 October 2021

Note: This webinar was for clinicians directly involved in delivering COVID-19 Positive Pathways in Victoria to share their experiences and good practice examples. 

Speakers
  • Prof Mike Roberts, SCV CEO
  • Shannon Wight, Manager COVID + Pathways, Department of Health
  • Dr Loren Sher, Director of Paediatric ED and Virtual ED, Northern Health
  • Prof Don Campbell, Divisional Director, Hospital Without Walls Program, Northern Health

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Experience and learnings in delivering the COVID + Pathway – The North West Melbourne experience

29 September 2021

 

Note: This webinar was for clinicians directly involved in delivering COVID-19 Positive Pathways in Victoria to share their experiences and good practice examples.

Speakers
  • Prof Mike Roberts, SCV CEO
  • Shannon Wight, Manager COVID-19 + Pathways, Department of Health
  • Dr Nicole Allard, coHealth GP, public health and pathway lead
  • Dr Alistair Miller, Respiratory and Sleep Physician, West Metro COVID care pathway the Royal Melbourne Hospital. 

Home-based and community care models for mild and moderate COVID-19 – the UK experience

September 2021

 

Hear from Prof Matt Inada-Kim, who led the development of home-based and community care models for COVID-19 in the UK. 

He talks us through how hospitals, community and primary care worked together on the COVID wards model, designed to support early discharge for people recovering from COVID-19 while still oxygen dependent, and the Oximetry at home program.

Matt is the National Clinical Director – Infection, Antimicrobial Resistance and Deterioration and National Clinical Lead, COVID Oximetry @home/virtual wards with NHS England and Improvement.

This webinar was part of the Better at Home series, which is being extended to support sharing of local and international best practice. 

Additional COVID-19 resources

As a part of the COVID-19+ Pathways Learning Network, a secure site has been created for the sharing, with permission, of COVID-19 resources developed by health services. Resources are shared to support learning and collaboration and are intended for use by clinicians involved in the delivery of COVID-19 care. To register for access to the COVID-19 clinical shared resources site, or to share your resources please email centresofclinicalexcellence@safercare.vic.gov.au

Access Department of Health COVID-19 clinical resources.

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Page last updated: 25 May 2022

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