Third Transformers Special Event Series Announced

IFIC Australia’s knowledge partner The Centre for Healthcare Knowledge & Innovation (the Centre) has a new look. On July 1, the North Coast Primary Health Network initiative transitioned to a consortium of some of the most effective and progressive service providers on the North Coast. Partners include:

North Coast Primary Health Network
Northern NSW Local Health District
Mid North Coast Local Health District
Agency for Clinical Innovation
Bulgarr Ngaru Medical Aboriginal Corporation
North Coast Allied Health Association
University Centre for Rural Health
CHESS Employment
Social Futures
Southern Cross University

Together with our input, the Centre aims to:

  • Stimulate innovation and the development of system integration solutions
  • Provide opportunities for cross-sector networking and collaboration
  • Disseminate best national/international practice and research to elevate local approaches to prevention
  • Offer an archive of knowledge and tools to translate knowledge into practice

Priority areas

The Centre Partners have identified eight priority areas for 2018/19 and welcome input from those with knowledge in these fields. If you would like to drive innovation on the North Coast in one of the below fields, please get in touch.

Bronwyn Thirkell, Centre Coordinator
6618 5445 or

  • Aboriginal Health
  • Future Health and Social Care Workforce
  • Alliance Contracting and Sustainability
  • NDIS
  • Health Effects of Social Contact
  • Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
  • Health in the Neighbourhood
  • Social Inequality and Social Determinants

Save the date

The Centre’s Transformers Special Event Series will be returning to the North Coast
5-8 November 2018

The theme will be alliance contracting and sustainability. IFIC speakers include:
Dr Nick Goodwin, Dr Viktoria Stein and Dr Apostolos Tsiachristas.

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