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Quit and Smile

Quit and Smile

SESLHD trained dental professionals to help clients quit smoking and implemented a number of solutions to increase accountability and knowledge in this area.
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Added: 27 October 2017|Last updated: 27 May 2021
Mirrabrook: A Truly Smoke Free Mental Health Inpatient Unit

Mirrabrook: A Truly Smoke Free Mental Health Inpatient Unit

Mirrabrook Mental Health Unit introduced a new policy to help nicotine-dependent consumers quit smoking during their inpatient stay. It was supported by staff training, nicotine replacement therapy and carbon monoxide monitoring.
Shellharbour Hospital
Added: 29 May 2017|Last updated: 8 April 2021
Opioid treatment options

Opioid treatment options

Clarence Valley Opioid Treatment Service will provide patients with responsive and coordinated care supporting long term change and reconnection to the community.
Northern NSW Local Health District
Added: 2 December 2019|Last updated: 12 December 2019
Smoking cessation in NICU

Smoking cessation in NICU

This quality improvement project looks at the smoking cessation process among parents attending the neonatal intensive care unit at John Hunter Children’s Hospital.
John Hunter Children's Hospital
Added: 19 September 2019|Last updated: 4 October 2019
Dealing with the hard stuff: Southern NSW drug and alcohol clinical redesign project

Dealing with the hard stuff: Southern NSW drug and alcohol clinical redesign project

Southern NSW Local Health District Drug and Alcohol services are aiming to improve the client experiences of D&A service provision with a focus on timely access, evidence-based treatment and pathways to ongoing care and support in the community. The project is implementing a number of solutions to improve triaging of referrals, standardise treatment pathways and models for collaborative, step-down care through partnerships with general practitioners and non-government organisations....
Southern NSW Local Health District
Added: 26 August 2019|Last updated: 29 August 2019
Elimination of Hepatitis C in a Prison Setting

Elimination of Hepatitis C in a Prison Setting

The Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network introduced the first Hepatitis C Virus elimination program in the NSW correctional setting.
Added: 6 June 2018|Last updated: 21 June 2018
Increasing Blood-Borne Virus Screening in the Community Setting

Increasing Blood-Borne Virus Screening in the Community Setting

St George Drug and Alcohol Service established a clear process for blood-borne virus screening, by delivering training to staff and embedding the test into the initial assessment of new clients.
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Added: 15 February 2018|Last updated: 2 March 2018
Improving Risk Assessment for Cognitive Impairment in Drug and Alcohol Clients

Improving Risk Assessment for Cognitive Impairment in Drug and Alcohol Clients

This project used the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) screening tool, to assess cognition in 120 clients attending an outpatient opioid treatment program. The project also identified key risk factors (such as loss of consciousness) that were related to cognitive performance in this group.
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Added: 9 December 2016|Last updated: 22 December 2016
Needle Syringe Program + Caring for the Community

Needle Syringe Program + Caring for the Community

This project will redesign the SLHD Needle Syringe Program in partnership with service users and staff, to expand access to primary healthcare services and offer psychosocial support for service users with complex needs.
Sydney Local Health District
Added: 15 December 2016|Last updated: 16 December 2016
Smoke-free Commercial Outdoor Dining for NSW

Smoke-free Commercial Outdoor Dining for NSW

A NSW Health public notice campaign was implemented using stakeholder engagement and social marketing strategies, to increase awareness of the smoking ban in commercial outdoor dining areas enacted on 6 July 2015.
NSW Ministry of Health
Added: 7 January 2016|Last updated: 7 January 2016
Tweed Opioid Treatment Program

Tweed Opioid Treatment Program

This project gathered feedback from clients, clinicians and case workers to define a single set of criteria used to assess when clients are eligible to receive medication to take home and consume the next day (called a one-off takeaway).
The Tweed Hospital
Added: 12 October 2015|Last updated: 26 October 2015

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