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Dates and Times

06 March 2024
09:00 - 16:00


Building: Ann Harding Conference Centre


University of Canberra & Canberra Health Services


Keynote presenter Professor Beverley Harden


Faculty of Health

Advancing Practice Across Australia Summit

Join us for the Advancing Practice Across Australia Summit on Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at the Ann Harding Conference Centre, University of Canberra. This in-person event is a unique opportunity to connect with healthcare leaders and expand your knowledge of advanced clinical practice for the Allied Health, Nursing and Midwifery workforce. 
There is an online option for the keynote presentations.

Keynote presenter Professor Beverley Harden is the Workforce Lead for NHS England's Allied Health Professions and the Deputy Chief AHP Officer, England. 

She has led Health Education England to enable employers to realise the full workforce potential of Allied Health Professions, secure and grow the future workforce. At the summit, you'll have the chance to hear from experts in the field who will share their insights and experiences.



Wednesday 6 March 2024
Ann Harding Conference Centre at 24 University Drive South, Bruce, ACT 2617
Whole day (in person) 9am-4pm - $70 per person
Morning session (online) 9am-12pm - FREE

Additional Information
9.00WelcomeAcknowledgment of CountryProf Stuart Semple
9.10Opening addressHow far have we come, how far can we go?Dr Jo Morris
9.25Keynote Presentation 1

How Advanced Practice has been implemented and continues to evolve in the UK – what can Australia learn from the UK journey?

What are the benefits of advanced practice for the consumer and the workforce?

Prof Beverley Harden
10.45Keynote 2

What are the critical factors for success?

  • Critical policy levers
  • Governance
  • Legislation, regulation and funding
  • Context and culture
  • Education and training
  • Research, measuring and reporting impact
Prof Beverley Harden
11.30Guest presentationsPresentations from Advanced Practitioners, describing their roles, their journey & impacts.Invited speakers
12.15PanelQ&AProf Harden and Guests
1.00Keynote 3

Focus in on Governance and supervision


Prof Beverley Harden
1.45Australian Context

Implementing a Queensland statewide Advanced Practice service: Critical factors for success


Dr Maree Raymer


Round 1

What are the critical factors for success, for us in Australia?All


Round 2 

What are the next actions we need to take?


3.20SummaryGuest presenter to summarise 

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