GRICS held its 2012 Annual Forum on 24th October 2012.  The event was hosted for the first time at GippsTAFE Academy in Traralgon and streamed live by videconferencing to health sites at Bairnsdale, Sale, Warragul, Leongatha and Wonthaggi.  Over 70 people attended the event with 17 delegates attending across the five videoconferencing sites.

Mr Peter Craighead (GRICS Chair) opened proceedings by launching the GRICS Annual Report 2011-2012.  The GRICS Annual Report 2011-2012 is available for download by clicking on the following link:

          GRICS Annual Report 2011-2012

Following the Chairs opening address, Dr John Scarlett (GRICS Clinical Director) was invited to floor to host the remainder of the event. 

Speakers for the 2012 Annual Forum were:

     Dr Martin Haskett 
Consultant Dermatologist, Victorian Melanoma Service: Alfred Hospital
Melanoma Survivorship Project: Integrated Care and Follow-Up

Dr Jill Magee
Dermapathologist, Dorevitch Pathology
Lentigo Maligna Melanoma In-Situ

Asked to comment on their experience of the 2012 Annual Forum, participants variously said:

     'Thankyou for providing high-quality speakers for Gippsland health professionals'
'Thankyou to GRICS for organising a very good education sessions'
'Event was a great way to access professional development'
'Great conference'
'As usual, GRICS provided a well organised event'

Event accreditation was granted to the 2012 Annual Forum by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RAGCP).

GRICS would like to extends its warm appreciation to Dr Martin Haskett, Dr Jill Magee and all event participants for making the evening a great success.

For more information please contact GRICS on 03 5128 0138 or alternately click on the following link: 

        Contact GRICS