Nigel Brand

Principal Policy Adviser, Workforce Strategy Department of Health and Human Services Victoria

Interactive Workshops: Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

9:00 AM Designing Strategic Foresight Policies to Better Understand Current and Future Workforce Needs

The current healthcare landscape in Australia is undergoing a time of great transformative change contributed by an aging workforce and limited graduate pool. Harnessing an effective strategic workforce policy will ensure more effective outcomes for the future of your organization. In this master class, Victorian Department of Health and Human Services’ Principal Policy Adviser Nigel Brand, will guide you on how to develop effective workforce policy and how to utilize data sets to make informed future forecasting decisions. Learn how to manage workforce capabilities whilst discussing the future of the health landscape within Australia.

What will this workshop cover?
  • Understanding processes, methodologies and outcomes in delivering a strategic workforce plan
  • Forecasting and predictive analysis to deliver a capable future workforce
  • Discover key trends with relation to recruitment, retention, development and deployment

Conference Day One: Thursday, 21st November 2019

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

1:50 PM Effectively Utilising Service Models to Identify and Address Gaps Between the Workforce of Today and Needs of Tomorrow

High quality, contemporary approaches to workforce planning are critical to supporting the changing demands on health and human services as demographics and service models evolve. Planning helps prepare for challenges and identify opportunities to optimise your workforce. In this session, Principal Policy Officer, Nigel Brand will discuss the Department of Health and Human Services Victoria’s workforce planning approaches and methodologies that are used to drive change and deliver workforce improvements.

  • Addressing supply and distribution demands to ensure specialist services are able to be accessed nationwide
  • Implementing strategies and service models to improve workforce planning for the future
  • Looking to the next 20 years of development in order to improve accessibility and sustainability of healthcare Australia wide
  • Improving baseline information, analytics and forecasting to deliver accurate information
  • Identify emerging trends that may impact on the health workforce in the short, medium and long term

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Nigel.

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