Ahead of Workforce Planning for Health 2018, we chat to Helen Finneran, Workforce Planner in the Department of Health and Human Services in Victoria about:
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The new $630m Bendigo Hospital delivers a world-class regional hospital incorporating the latest design and technology solutions, in a tranquil and caring environment. Completed in mid-2018, the Bendigo Hospital Project was the largest regional hospital development in Victoria, and required moving hundreds of patients, staff and pieces of equipment to an entirely new, technologically advanced site.
To help support the transition from the old facility to the new building, which brought along with it new technology, processes and ways of working, Bendigo Health developed and leveraged a number of strategies to ready their workforce for the transition, including harnessing Leadership Based workforce planning.
Ahead of the Workforce Planning for Healthcare Summit 2019 we chat to Robyn Lindsay, Executive Director of Clinical Operations at Bendigo Health. In this article Robyn chats to us about the change management initiatives that made the Bendigo Hospital transition project a success, and shares her workforce planning and engagement top tips.
Ultimately there is no single answer to our nation’s healthcare workforce problem, yet the Australian population is on a rapidly aging trajectory so where do we go next?
As the workforce shrinks and demand increases we need to begin looking at more innovative solutions. While it’s still early days government policy reforms like those sure to come about from the recently announced Aged Care Royal Commission, digital technologies, wearable devices and smart modular housing provide the biggest opportunities to revolutionise care in 2020 and beyond.
These innovations, coupled with improved workforce planning strategies, workforce upskilling and training, and greater recognition and leadership opportunities will shift the healthcare sector towards being considered a desirable and rewarding place to work, with providers attracting and maintaining a well-led, flexible and responsive workforce.
Ahead of the Workforce Planning for Healthcare Summit 2019 we look at six workforce planning initiatives and innovations being harnessed by healthcare providers, and delve into how these initiatives are helping bridge the workforce gap.