Department of Health

Information and education for health service boards

Key messages

  • Training and skills workshops for board members are held regularly across Victoria.
  • Videos of some workshop sessions are available online.

The department runs regular training sessions and provides online resources for skill building in governance, leadership, risk management and more.

Board Director Induction Training Webinar Series 2022

The department hosted a series of webinars for new and reappointed directors of the boards of public health services and public hospitals. Three webinars will be held during August – October 2022 focused on the induction of new directors. The webinars are also able to assist the knowledge of continuing directors.

The slide packs and webinar recordings are available below:

Session 2

Session 1

Clinical Governance Training

Clinical Governance training is conducted by Safer Care Victoria throughout the year across Metro Melbourne and regional Victoria. For more information and training dates, visit the Safer Care Victoria website.

Risk management workshop for board members

The Victorian Managed Insurance Authority (VMIA) provides training for board directors designed to build skills in applying risk management principles.

Due to physical distancing restrictions necessitated by the emergence of COVID-19 the VMIA has paused its face-to-face client learning program but continues to provide online learning resources.

For more information, please visit the Victorian Managed Insurance Authority websiteExternal Link .

Reviewed 21 October 2022


Contact details

Health Service Governance Unit Department of Health & Human Services

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