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Team & Volunteer OH&S and Education

To ensure we maintain ongoing professionalism and adhere to Solaris Cancer Care’s safety and quality standards, please make sure your OH&S annual competencies are kept up to date. 

On completion of these components, please inform your Client Service Manager.

OH&S Annual Competencies

01. Hand Hygiene Australia

The purpose of the National Hand Hygiene Initiative (NHHI) is to develop a national approach to improving HH and monitor its effectiveness. This initiative is based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) – World Alliance for Patient Safety campaign – “Clean Care is Safer Care” launched in 2005.

Please view these videos on Hand Hygiene and Mask Wearing.

Note: We have just updated our hand hygiene and mask videos in line with the recent WA lockdown on Jan 31, 2021.

02. Emergency Procedures

Please make yourself familiar with the Emergency Procedure guidelines available in your Centre.

Accessible via:

  • Solaris Policy Procedure Manual (OH&S), Volunteer Handbook in all centres  
  • The Emergency Procedure Manual – SCGH & SJOG 
  • Solaris Sharepoint Team Site

05. COVID Precautions

Please make yourself familiar with the Health Department website and how to access updates.

Guest Speakers and Presentations

Palliative Care

Dr David Dunwoodie
Consultant Physician, Palliative Care Service, 
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

Patient Care

Lisa Braby
G73, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

The Role of Yoga in Cancer Care

Chandrika Gibson
Solaris Cancer Care Cottesloe Facilitator

Oral Health in Chemotherapy and Head and Neck Radiotherapy

Dr Janina Christoforou Oral Medicine Specialist BDSc(Hons), DClinDent(OralMed/OralPath), FRACDS(GDP), MRACDS(OralMed), FOMAA.

Exercise Physiology

Ben Kramer
Accredited Exercise Physiologist, UWA Exercise & Performance Centre

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