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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hepatitis Queensland facilitated a virtual forum to hear how various health organisations rapidly innovated their service models to keep clients and staff safe, while keeping long term health outcomes in mind.

Hosted in partnership with Cairns Sexual Health, the 60-minute forum provided an insight into the crisis leadership and resilience demonstrated across service providers.

Our Speakers included:

  • Raquel How, Nurse Practitioner, Prison Health Services, West Moreton Hospital and Health Service
  • Amanda Kvassay, Project Officer, Queensland Injectors Health Network (QuIHN)
  • James O’Beirne – Professor of Hepatology, University of the Sunshine Coast, Consultant Hepatologist, Sunshine Coast University Hospital
  • Sami Stewart, Viral Hepatitis Program Manager, Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM)
  • Richard Mills, Senior GP – Clinical Improvement, Institute for Urban Indigenous Health
  • Rhondda Lewis, Health Promotion, Cairns Sexual Health Service
  • Dr Darren Russell, Director of Sexual Health, Cairns Sexual Health Service
  • Nicole McLaughlin, Clinical Nurse, Blood Borne Virus & Sexual Health Service, Rural & District Wide Services, Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service

What the forum recording here:

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