Medical Leadership Forum

17 May 2017

The theme of the May forum was the importance of Doctors in driving organisation culture. It included talks from:

  • Dr Jonny Taitz, Director of Paediatric Patient Safety CEC on the research of social compacts in the USA
  • Dr Mike O’Brien, Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, VIC on the experience of social compacts in Victoria
  • Prof. David Storey, Clinical Advisor, NSW CEC on Morbidity and Mortality Meetings and how they fit into risk management and patient safety in NSW
  • Dr Martin Mackertich, Medical Advisor, SESLHD on the use of the DECS tool in Morbidity and Mortality Meetings at St George Hospital
  • Ian MacDonald, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer - Australia, New Zealand & Asia, Studor on Social Compacts and examples from overseas
  • Mr Scott McLachlan, Chief Executive Western NSW Local Health District and Dr Peter Thomas, DMS Orange Hospital on the WNSWLHD Physician compacts and the medical engagement framework
Forum documents, resources and presentations from the day:

Medical Leadership Forum Presentations

Scott McLachlan,
Chief Executive
Western NSW Local Health District
Dr Peter Thomas,
Director Medical Services,
Orange Hospital, Western NSW Local Health District
WNSLHD Physician Compacts PDF ~1.4MB
Physician compact overview PDF ~114KB
Statement of agreed principles on a respectful culture in medicine PDF ~158KB
Ian MacDonald
Studer Group
Medical Compacts PDF ~1.6MB
Dr Jonny Taitz,
Director, Paediatric Patient Safety CEC
Physician compacts - USA experience PDF ~679KB