Trans-Tasman knowledge exchange on pandemic awareness and effective collaboration

A Series of Online Panel Discussions

Following the webinar on “Global pandemic and healthcare delivery” with healthcare sector executives from across New Zealand in May 2020, we are organising a series of online panel discussions to facilitate knowledge sharing and mutual learning between healthcare service providers in Australia and New Zealand, focusing on:

  1. Maintaining pandemic awareness over the coming years and preparing for an incremental resurgence of international travel (➜ watch video)
    Wednesday 2 September,
    5:30 pm to 6:30 pm (AEST) / 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm (NZST)
  2. Establishing effective long-term collaboration patterns with the providers of managed isolation and quarantine services and other non-healthcare organisations (➜ listen to recording)
    Wednesday 9 September,
    5:30 pm to 6:30 pm (AEST) / 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm (NZST)
  3. Responsiveness in a highly dynamic context with significant variability in local priorities and practices depending on the latest local pandemic status, with a mix of strategies (➜ watch video)
    Wednesday 16 September,
    5:30 pm to 6:30 pm (AEST) / 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm (NZST)

The envisaged panel sessions will cover the above themes and will be informed by specific questions submitted by the panellists and members of organisations that are involved in shaping and coordinating public health and the pandemic response in Australia and New Zealand.

Facilitated by S23M in association with

Confirmed panellists:

Alison Verhoeven,
Chief Executive, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association

Vic Crone,
CEO, Callaghan Innovation & Policy Group Member, ANZ Leadership Forum

Prof Michael Baker,
Public Health & Director, Health Env. Infection Research, University of Otago

Dr Alistair Sullivan,
Director of Urgent Care, Tamaki Health (New Zealand)

Kerri Nuku,
Kaiwhakahaere (CEO), New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Prof Judy McGregor
Chair, Waitemata DHB

Claire Hewat,
CEO, Allied Health Professions Australia

Nic Aagaard,
Principal Advisor Ethics, QA and Safety, Innovation, Ministry of Health (NZ)

Bill Bowtell AO,
Adjunct Professor, University of New South Wales

Thijs de Blok,
Senior Advisor, Buurtzorg (Japan / APAC / Netherlands)

If you are involved in coordinating or implementing the pandemic response in Australia or New Zealand, you are invited to submit specific topics and questions for our panellists using the form below.