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Health Research Symposium 2017

28 November 2017

Showcasing presentations on research, projects and quality improvement activities on translating research into practice.

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Keynote Speaker: Professor Kelsey Hegarty

Professor Kelsey Hegarty is an academic general practitioner who holds the joint Chair in Family Violence Prevention at the University of Melbourne and the Royal Women's Hospital. She co chairs the Melbourne Research Alliance to End Violence against Women (MAEVe). Her research includes the evidence base for interventions to prevent violence against women; educational and complex interventions around identification of domestic and family violence in primary care settings and early intervention with men, women and children exposed to abuse. Interventions are delivered through health care and through the use of new technologies. She has developed a measure of domestic violence the Composite Abuse Scale, validated multidimensional measure of partner abuse. It has been used extensively globally and is available in 10 languages. She has co-edited a book on Intimate partner abuse for health professionals and is on two Cochrane systematic reviews of screening and advocacy interventions for domestic violence. She led the development of Royal Australian College of General Practice White Book on Abuse and Violence and a GP learning module. She has developed an innovative domestic violence curriculum for health practitioners and she regularly teaches domestic violence and mental health issues to undergraduates and postgraduate medical and nursing practitioners. She provides regular expert advice to the World Health Organsiation.

Sessions include:

Oral and poster presentations on research, projects or quality improvement activity on translating research into practice.

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Call for Abstracts:

Download Health research symposium call for abstracts information here

Download Abstract submission format and process information here

Download the template to develop your abstract here

To be emailed to Research and Development at Bendigo Health on

Abstracts close Friday 6 October 2017

Complimentary coffee voucher on arrival

For any enquiries please contact Research and Development at Bendigo Health on 03 5454 6397 or email

This symposium is supported by Monash Rural Health School, La Trobe University and The Good Loaf, Bendigo.

Regional Critical Care Conference

The 2018 Regional Critical Care Conference will be held on Friday 11 May and Saturday 12 May. The theme is Risky Business. More details about the event, including ticketing will be released shortly.

After the success of the previous Regional Critical Care Conferences, and with the support of excellent presenters, our trade exhibitors and event partners, the RCCC is becoming the finest critical care conference offered in regional Australia.

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Regional Critical Care Conference

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