SAIF20
Mental Health Safety and Improvement Forum

Partnerships and Perspectives to drive innovation in mental health safety and quality

SAIF20 is a national mental health forum to drive quality and safety in mental health care. SAIF20 will provide the opportunity for delegates to hear about international perspectives and solutions and exchange ideas and experiences for collaboration in innovative safe mental health care. The Forum will foster communication and networking among consumers, carers, researchers and practitioners working in a wide variety of mental health settings with a common interest in providing quality and safety in mental health care and related techniques.

The Forum will be structured around five key streams:

  • Towards Eliminating Restrictive Practice
  • ‘Equally Well’ initiatives and the importance of good physical health care for people with mental illness
  • Suicide prevention
  • The collaborative approach to patient safety through a Consumer Safety and Learning Alliance and improvement methodology
  • Medication safety

Important Dates

17 January 2020

Call for Presentations Opens

February 2020

Forum registration will open in early February.
We anticipate that the cost of registration will be under $200.

21 February 2020

Presentation Submission Closes

1 April 2020

Early Registration Closes

SAIF20 

13 – 15 May 2020

Workshops

The Forum will include three workshops for attendees to choose one to attend on the opening day.

  • An Introduction to Redesign
  • Improving Quality: Safety and Improvement Essentials
  • Co-design

Who Should Attend

  • Health professionals
  • Consumers
  • Carers
  • Researchers
  • Government representatives
  • Policy makers
  • Educators
  • Service providers in all sectors

Contact Us

For all enquiries please contact the team at Conference Design:

mail@conferencedesign.com.au
+61 3 6231 2999

Venue

Aerial UTS Function Centre
Level 7, Building 10
235 Jones St
Ultimo NSW 2007

See the SAIF20 google map.

Organising Committee

Convenors

  • Dr Murray Wright
    SQPSC
  • Ms Carrie Marr
    Clinical Excellence Commission NSW

Committee Members

  • Ms Catherine Brown
    National Mental Health Commission
  • Ms Chriss Gee
    Australian Private Hospitals Association
  • Ms Rachel Gleeson
    NSW Ministry of Health
  • Dr Aaron Groves
    SQPSC; Chief Psychiatrist, Tasmania
  • Professor Mal Hopwood
    Equally Well Committee
  • Deborah Howe
    Agency for Clinical Innovation
    Ms Hooma Mishra
    Mental Health Commission NSW
  • Ms Tricia O’Riordan
    NSW Ministry of Health
  • Ms Lorraine Powell
    NMHCCF Consumer Representative
  • Ms Kim Ryan
    Australian College of Mental Health Nurses
  • Ms Linda Soars
    Agency for Clinical Innovation
  • Ms Hayley Solich
    NMHCCF Carer Representative
  • Dr Tracey Tay
    Agency for Clinical Innovation

Keynote Speakers

Our keynote speakers will be announced as planning proceeds.

  • Professor Jason Leitch
    Clinical Director, Healthcare Quality and Strategy
    Scottish Government

SAIF20

SAIF20 is a national mental health forum to drive quality and safety in mental health care. SAIF20 will provide the opportunity for delegates to hear about international perspectives and solutions and exchange ideas and experiences for collaboration in innovative safe mental health care. The Forum will foster communication and networking among consumers, carers, researchers and practitioners working in a wide variety of mental health settings with a common interest in providing quality and safety in mental health care and related techniques.

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