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Brainman Pain Management Resources

Brainman Pain Management Resources

A series of educational videos to help understand chronic pain, and improve pain service delivery.
Hunter New England Local Health District
Added: 24 October 2014|Last updated: 26 November 2015
Sugar Gum - Diabetes and Gum Disease

Sugar Gum - Diabetes and Gum Disease

Gum disease is a chronic inflammatory disease which has a direct impact on blood sugar levels, yet diabetic patients are not routinely referred for oral health checks. This project works with high risks groups such as the elderly, people with chronic disease and Aboriginal people. It encourages people with diabetes to make healthy choices by educating them on the importance of oral health and its impact on blood sugar levels. Following dental evaluation, treatment and education, home packages are given...
Menindee Health Service
Added: 23 March 2015|Last updated: 25 March 2015
Benefits Realisation Guide

Benefits Realisation Guide

This guide is aimed at assisting Benefits Realisation staff carry out the benefits realisation tasks for a project.
HealthShare NSW
Added: 21 May 2013|Last updated: 21 July 2015
In Safe Hands: Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds

In Safe Hands: Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds

The structured interdisciplinary bedside rounds (SIBR) project involved a restructuring of the Medical Unit at Orange to allow care to be delivered via daily interdisciplinary patient and family-centred rounds delivered in plain English with collaborative care and goal planning involving patient, family and the multidisciplinary healthcare team.
Orange Health Service
Added: 10 September 2014|Last updated: 11 November 2016
Someone’s Sleeping in My Bed

Someone’s Sleeping in My Bed

To review and streamline the discharge process on an acute medical and surgical ward in order to reduce waiting times for patients at all stages of their hospital journey.
Prince of Wales Hospital
Added: 19 August 2014|Last updated: 10 October 2014
HiRAID: Evaluation of an emergency nursing assessment framework

HiRAID: Evaluation of an emergency nursing assessment framework

The objective of the study was to evaluate HiRAID: an innovated evidence-based assessment framework designed to structure the initial patient assessment of patients presenting to the ED once triaged. The HiRAID components are: collecting a patient History; identifying Red flags; performing a physical Assessment; Interventions; Diagnostics; reassessment and communication. The study employs a pre-test and post-test design, using immersive simulated scenarios, questionnaires and focus groups to evaluate participants’ satisfaction and self-efficiency levels, documentation and assessment performance before and after undertaking...
Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney
Added: 30 October 2014|Last updated: 30 October 2014
Geriatric Rapid Acute Care Evaluation (GRACE) Model of Care

Geriatric Rapid Acute Care Evaluation (GRACE) Model of Care

Under the GRACE model hospital staff work in collaboration with general practitioners and aged care facilities to avoid hospital admissions and reduce access block and length of stay for older patients at Hornsby Ku-ring-gai hospital.
Northern Sydney Local Health District
Added: 16 September 2013|Last updated: 9 January 2015
Caring for Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia Patients

Caring for Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia Patients

Following the closure of the dedicated Confused and Demented Elderly unit on the Central Coast, the Behavioural Assessment (BA) team was formed to address the gap identified between community, hospital and residential aged care facilities (RACF) in the management of residents with Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD). The BA team changed the model of care to an In- and Out-reach service specialising in the management of the most difficult clients in the most appropriate environment. This means that...
Central Coast Local Health District
Added: 26 July 2011|Last updated: 7 October 2014
Preventing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections

Preventing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections

This project developed nurse-led protocols for the insertion, removal and management of indwelling urinary catheters at John Hunter Hospital.
Hunter New England Local Health District
Added: 8 February 2016|Last updated: 26 February 2016
Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section at Campbelltown

Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section at Campbelltown

Campbelltown Hospital have set up Vaginal Birth After Caesarean section (VBAC) service for women in their Local Health District. The service includes specialist Towards Normal Birth clinics and parent education groups targeted at women who have had a previous caesarean section. The VBAC service has resulted in an increase in the number of women planning a VBAC with approximately 50% of women with a previous caesarean choosing this option for birth. The number of successful VBACs is over 80%. The...
Campbelltown Hospital
Added: 6 December 2012|Last updated: 21 October 2016

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