Congratulations to Adjunct Professor Cheyne Chalmers, Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, and Professor Alison Hutchinson, Chair in Nursing at our Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research, for their collaboration in the “Developing Best Practice in Contemporary Patient Care and Safety Program” which has won the Business Higher Education and Research Training (BHERT) award for ‘Workforce Transformations’.
The program is recognised for a significant change to applied health services research in Victoria and creating a model for such research influencing the care of over 3 million Victorians each year.
The three key aims of the program are patient experience, patient safety and workforce development and is focused on improving the capacity and productivity of the health workforce.
Participating organisations include Deakin Partners in Nursing and Midwifery Research, Alfred Health, Barwon Health, Eastern Health, Epworth Healthcare and Western Health.
The program was presented with the award at last night’s Engagement Australia Dinner.