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Webinars for aged care workers on mandatory COVID-19 vaccination

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NSW, ACT, NT and VIC residential aged care workers are invited to join webinars with Commonwealth, state and territory health officials, union representatives and clinicians this week – two weeks before a first dose becomes a condition of ongoing employment.

Expert panellists will answer questions from residential aged care workers on COVID-19 vaccination and the state and territory public health orders implementing mandatory vaccination in residential aged care.

The webinars will provide information about COVID-19 vaccines and how to access a priority jab ahead of September 17, when COVID-19 vaccination will become mandatory as a condition of employment.

NSW – Wednesday, September 1, 2.30pm-3.30pm (AEST)

Commonwealth Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Professor Michael Kidd AM, will host a panel including:

  • Stefanie Williams – Director, Aged Care, NSW Ministry of Health
  • James Broughton – Principal Policy Officer, Aged Care, NSW Ministry of Health
  • Sue Schasser – Director, Aged Care Operations, NSW State Health Emergency Operations Centre (SHEOC)
  • Christine Stephens – Director, COVID-19 Vaccination Program, NSW SHEOC
  • Lisa Peterson – Assistant Secretary, Commonwealth Department of Health
  • Shaye Candish, Assistant Secretary, NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association
  • Lauren Hutchins, Aged Care Divisional Secretary, Health Services Union (HSU)

Join from the event link
Join by computer or device here.
If required:
Event number: 2653 580 4238
Event password: A6HtxUmCf46

To join by phone, call toll free (02) 9338 2221
Access code: 265 358 04238
If required:
Event password: 26489862

ACT – Friday, September 3, 11am-12 noon (AEST)

Commonwealth Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, Adj. Professor Alison McMillan, will host a panel including:

  • Charmaine Smith, Executive Branch Manager, COVID-19 Vaccine Program
  • Tony Dombkins, ACT Chief Nurse and Midwifery Officer
  • Nicole Jarvis, Commonwealth Department of Health State Manager – QLD and NT
  • Sam Oram, Australian Nurses and Midwifery Federation
  • Lauren Hutchins, Aged Care Divisional Secretary, Health Services Union (HSU)

Join from the event link
To join by computer or device, click here.
If required:
Event number: 2654 271 8787
Event password: myEQWbj2K53

To join by phone, call toll free (02) 9338 2221
Access code: 265 427 18787
If required: 69379252

NT – Friday, September 3, 2pm-3pm NT time (2.30pm-3.30pm AEST)

Commonwealth Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Professor Michael Kidd AM, will host a panel including:

  • Dr Danielle Esler, Senior Public Health Physician, Public Health and Clinical Excellence, NT Department of Health
  • Assoc. Prof. Bhavini Patel, Executive Director of Medicines Management and COVID 19 immunisation lead, NT Department of Health
  • Jane Davies, Director of Infectious Diseases, NT Department of Health
  • Shereen Labib, Centre for Disease Control, NT Department of Health
  • Nicole Jarvis, Commonwealth Department of Health State Manager – QLD and NT
  • Cath Hatcher, Branch Secretary, Australian Nurses and Midwifery Federation NT
  • Lauren Hutchins, Aged Care Divisional Secretary, Health Services Union (HSU)

Join from the event link
To join by computer or device, click here.
If required:
Event number: 2654 940 2680
Event password: MdMfWRpy957

To join by phone, call toll free (02) 9338 2221
Access code: 265 494 02680
Event password: 63639779

VIC – Monday, September 6, 11am-12pm (AEST)

Details coming soon! Please save the date.

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