Why managing psychosocial hazards are vital for your practice

Due to changing circumstances in recent years, many practices may have experienced a range of psychosocial hazards and, as a manager, staying on top of them can be challenging.

In this informative 30-minute webinar Why managing psychosocial hazards is vital for your practice, we will discuss the hazards practices face and provide tips and strategies to conquer them.

The expert presenters, Avant Risk Adviser, Angela Mason-Lynch and PracticeHub’s Product Adoption Manager, Anna-Maria Gibb, will cover:​​​​​​​

  • The backgrounds to psychosocial hazards and WHS regulations
  • Recognising psychosocial hazards and risks in your practice
  • Proactive strategies to help you mitigate the risk of psychosocial hazards
  • New responsibilities for managers and employers under workplace safety law
  • The importance of appropriate workplace behaviour and other related policies.

About the experts

Angela Mason-Lynch
Risk Adviser, Avant Mutual

Angela has extensive experience managing practices of various disciplines and sizes.

A past State and National AAPM President, Fellow, Life Member & Certified Practice Manager, she also has experience as a Board Member and expert committee member for multiple bodies in healthcare.

Angela is a practice accreditation surveyor and assessor, and trainer for the University of New England Partnerships. Plus, she is a Registered Nurse with a post grad Certificate in Nursing Management, a Diploma in Practice Management and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Angela is committed to ensuring healthcare is delivered safely with quality outcomes in a financially viable environment that is a desirable place to work in.

Anna-Maria Gibb
Product Adoption Manager, PracticeHub

Anna-Maria Gibb has over 25 years of experience in healthcare management and training. With a career spanning primary healthcare, education and health technology, she is a leader in technology driven healthcare safety, quality and operational business excellence.

During the digital transition in healthcare, Anna-Maria co-founded MyPracticeManual, now PracticeHub by Avant.

As PracticeHub’s Product Adoption Manager, Anna-Maria continues to provide strategic and subject matter expertise across Avant’s Technology in Practice division.

About PracticeHub

PracticeHub is a simpler, safer and more efficient way to manage a quality practice. We have developed our Practice Operations Software to simplify practice management, with a suite of integrated applications and complementary services that puts you in control so that nothing falls between the cracks.

This article is not comprehensive and does not constitute legal or medical advice. You should seek legal or other professional advice before relying on its content, and practise proper clinical decision making with regard to the individual circumstances. Persons implementing any recommendations contained in this article must exercise their own independent skill or judgement or seek appropriate professional advice relevant to their own particular practice. Compliance with any recommendations will not in any way guarantee discharge of the duty of care owed to patients and others coming into contact with the health professional or practice. Avant is not responsible to you or anyone else for any loss suffered in connection with the use of this information. Information is only current at the date initially published. © Avant Mutual Group Limited 2023.

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