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Featured Leaders 2023: Diving into issues, innovations and future visions


Towards the end of 2023, Healthcare Channel reflects on the valuable insights shared by industry leaders who have graced our platform.

Healthcare Channel has had the privilege of featuring leaders at the forefront of Australia’s healthcare landscape, each making significant strides in addressing diverse challenges within Australia’s aged care and healthcare sector.

These professionals have not only shared their experiences but have also provided crucial insights into pressing issues facing the sector. Here’s a snapshot of this year’s Featured Leaders and their impactful contributions:

Care industry

The importance of personal touch in aged care

Tim Humphries explores the profound impact of fostering personal connections in the realm of aged care, emphasising the significant positive effects such relationships have on the well-being of both residents and their families.

Robotics in aged care

Lee Martin paints a visionary picture of the future, where the integration of robotics becomes a cornerstone in the delivery of aged care services. He explores the transformative impact of robotics, envisioning a future where technology plays a crucial role in enhancing the quality of care for older people.

Balancing care in the sandwich generation

Jane Morrell sheds light on the challenges faced by the sandwich generation—those concurrently caring for ageing parents and their families. Morrell provides invaluable insights to navigate the complexities of caregiving within this demographic.

Volunteering in aged care

The positive impact of the Aged Care Volunteer Visitors Scheme takes centre stage in this article, revealing how dedicated volunteers play a crucial role in illuminating and enhancing the lives of elderly individuals in care. This article shows the meaningful connections forged through this volunteer initiative.

Transforming dementia narratives

The article provides a glimpse into Rementia, exploring how this initiative is transforming dementia narratives and challenging stereotypes associated with dementia.

Tech waves in dementia care

The article discusses the impending waves in aged care, focusing on the intersection of technological advancements and staffing challenges in addressing the needs of individuals with dementia.

Fire safety tips for older people

Practical tips for protecting elderly loved ones from house fires are shared, emphasising the importance of fire safety measures tailored to the unique needs of the elderly population. 


Tech-driven accessibility for NDIS

Jonathan Salgo discusses leveraging technology solutions to make the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) more accessible, ensuring improved support and services for individuals with disabilities.

Visionary equity in eye health

Dr. May Ho shares her vision for advancing eye health equity, specifically focusing on the unique challenges faced by women and girls, and underscores the importance of raising awareness to promote overall eye health.

Expert tips on incontinence care

Sonya Meyer delves into the nuanced landscape of incontinence care. This article, rich with practical insights, not only addresses common mistakes in managing incontinence but provides a thorough guide, offering expert tips that promise to elevate the quality of care for individuals navigating this sensitive healthcare issue.

Inside the cybersecurity struggle of healthcare organisations

This article explores the cybersecurity challenges faced by healthcare organisations in safeguarding patient data, highlighting the importance of robust security measures in the digital age.

A new direction in cancer therapy

This article unveils the work of Filamon, introducing a revolutionary approach centred around the development of multiple-function drugs. This exploration signals a paradigm shift in cancer treatment, offering multifaceted solutions that have the potential to redefine cancer treatment.

Chronic pain crisis in Australia

Chronic pain is examined as a hidden health crisis affecting millions in Australia, shedding light on the need for comprehensive strategies to address and manage chronic pain effectively.

The evolution of DNA analysis

DNA analysis goes beyond its forensic roots, exploring new applications and advancements in the field, with potential implications for healthcare and personalised medicine. 

Talking About Trauma with Blue Knot Foundation 

A 4-part exclusive series to increase awareness and understanding of complex trauma-related issues.

Tips for hassle-free travel abroad

Dr. Mills shares a prescription for healthy and hassle-free travel abroad, offering practical tips to ensure a safe and enjoyable travel experience.

Mental health

Dismantling mental health stigma

As CEO of The Banyans Healthcare, Ruth Limkin opens a candid dialogue on the imperative of dismantling societal stigmas surrounding addiction and mental health. She advocates for empathy and understanding, propelling the conversation beyond mere acknowledgment into actionable strategies.

The path to healing and recovery in complex trauma 

Dr Cathy Kezelman takes readers on a journey through the intricate terrain of complex trauma, offering profound insights into the nuances of healing and recovery. Dr Kezelman provides not only understanding but also a roadmap for individuals and professionals navigating complex trauma.

A guide to leading with empathy and accountability

Leaders are guided on how to navigate change with empathy and accountability, emphasising the crucial role of leadership in fostering a positive and adaptive organisational culture. 

Navigating workplace health

A blueprint for workplace well-being is provided, offering actionable strategies for organisations to foster a positive and healthy work environment.

Early intervention in mental health

The importance of early intervention in combating the prevalence of mental health issues is emphasised, highlighting strategies to identify and address mental health challenges early on.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn from some of the most inspiring and innovative leaders in the industry. For a complete list and updates, see our Featured Leader page.

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