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Gippsland Health Summit 2017

March 24, 2017 @ 8:30 am - March 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm


The Gippsland Health Summit is focused on providing education opportunities for community members and health professionals across Gippsland. The emphasis of the Gippsland Health Summit 2017 is mental health and patient-centred health care. We are bringing some very special guests to Gippsland from around Australia to work with us on post-natal depression, youth mental health, suicide in rural areas and dementia.

Health Professional Conference

Saturday, 25 March 2017 – Sale, 8:30am – 5:00pm.

Guest speakers: Dr Vijay Roach, VP RANZCOG and Dr Helena Popovic, and others, will present on a range of sessions covering mental health and patient-centred care. Specific topics will include post natal depression and youth mental health. $210 for conference only.

Public Workshop

Friday, 24 March 2017 – Sale, 4.00pm-6:30pm
Dr Helena Popovic and others will discuss neuroplasticity,
mental health, and dementia, and provide practical
information on good brain health.
The first 100 tickets sold also include access to presentations
on Saturday, 25 March 8:30 am – 11.00am on post-natal
depression and youth mental health.
$30 | $20 concessions

Health Professional Dinner

Friday, 24 March 2017 – Criterion Hotel Sale, 7:00pm

Guest speaker A/Assoc. Prof. Munjed Al Muderis is a osseointegration surgeon, who will focus on pain, and developments in robotic limbs.
$75 dinner only – first 50 tickets sold includes complimentary admission to the public workshop.

Out of the Blue – Play

The play focuses on regional men and suicide, and will be a powerful conversation starter for anyone concerned about suicide in our community. The play will be followed by a local panel of health professionals and supper.
Lifeline volunteers and other support people will join us.
• Monday, 20 March 2017 – Orbost
• Tuesday, 21 March 2017 – Sale
• Wednesday, 22 March 2017 – Leongatha


Register online for these events from 2 November 2016 on the Esso BHP Billiton Wellington Entertainment Centre website; www.ebbwec.com.au

For more information visit the Good Practice Good Health Inc website; www.gpgh.org


March 24, 2017 @ 8:30 am
March 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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Esso BHP Billiton Wellington Entertainment Centre
100 Foster St
Sale, VIC 3850 Australia
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