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End-of-Life Improvement Group 28 & 29 May 2015


Thursday, 28 May 2015 - Friday, 29 May 2015

Meeting Code

Pullman Brisbane King George Square
Pullman Brisbane King George Square, Roma Street

Would you like more information?
Bernie Mullin +61 403 944 259
[email protected]

The End of Life Care Improvement Group will focus its 2015 meeting on developing hospital-wide engagement across all specialties, and  integrating  care across primary, secondary, aged care and community services. 

The Health Roundtable analyses inpatient data to review the variation in palliative care and ICU rates, as well as admissions to hospital in the last 6 months of life for illnesses such as cancer, COPD and heart failure.

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Agenda End of Life Care Improvement Group [HRT 1509]



8.30 – 9.00am

Registration (Arrival Tea and Coffee)

9.00 – 10.30am

Welcome and Introductions

Review of 2014 Aim Statements

Thought starter presentations and discussion: Professor Liz Reymond, Director of Metro South Palliative Care Service on “successes and failures with engagement across sectors and with other specialties”.  Dr Bill Lukin, Deputy Director Department of Emergency Medicine at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and Trainee in Palliative Medicine “An Aged Care Resident is sent urgently to your ED – Is there a better way?”.

10.30 – 11.00am

Morning Tea

11.00 – 12.30pm

 Overview of Survey Results and End of Life Care Reports

We will assist members to review the survey results and audit and analyse their own data on end of life care.

12.30 – 1.30pm


1.30 – 3.00pm

Poster Session: Each Health Service to highlight one innovation related to engaging across the patient journey with other sectors and other specialties

3.00 – 3.30pm

Afternoon Tea

3.30 – 4.00pm

Poster Session Continued...selected presentations

4.00 – 4.30pm

Hospital Team Huddle: What have we learnt?  Hospital teams have time to discuss and consolidate learning from the day, identify best practice and opportunities to improve.


Meeting Ends


Group Dinner (Optional) – Customs House, 399 Queen Street, Brisbane

FRIDAY MAY 29 2015

8.30 – 9.00am

Arrival Tea and Coffee

9.00 – 9.15am

Recap and reflections from day one and development of key issues

9.15 – 9.45am

Thought starter presentation and discussion: Natalie Bradford, Research Fellow at Centre for Online Health on “new models of care including the use of home telehealth to support families and healthcare clinicians”

9.45 – 10.30am

Key issues: Facilitated session – sharing ideas, innovations and best practice including

·         Using telehealth in end of life care

·         Successes in advance care planning

10.30 – 11.00am

Morning Tea

11.00 – 12.00 noon

Key issues continued…

12.00 – 1.00pm

Action planning and aim statements

Each team to develop an aim statement and action plan for the strategies they would like to implement.

1.00pm – 1.45pm


1.45 – 3.30pm

Optional Workshop


General master class on using and understanding The Health Roundtable reports

Rohan Cattell and Bernie Mullin will provide an overview of HRT reports including Mortality, KPI, Department and the new online AORTA tool that allows members to produce their own inpatient briefings by DRG or principal diagnosis.


Meeting Ends

HRT1509 MASTER Premeeting Agenda-Rego-Survey-Final

HRT1509 End of Life Care InnovationsPowerPoint

Accommodation & Flight Arrangements

Delegates are responsible for making their own accommodation and travel arrangements.

The Pullman Brisbane has set aside rooms for the nights of 27th May and 28th May 2015 for The Health Roundtable at the following rate:

$200.00 room only or $225.00 with breakfast

All Rates are inclusive of GST (10%) and subject to availability upon confirmation

To receive these rates please call + 61 7 3222 1125 or e-mail: [email protected] to make a booking and quote 'Health Roundtable' Conference. 

To reserve one of these rooms you must book before 1 month before the meeting, requests for accommodation after this date will depend on the Hotel’s availability.