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Summary The Direct Access Colonoscopy Clinic (DACC) is an innovative nurse-led clinic that fast tracks people with a positive faecal occult blood test who meet set clinical criteria through to colonoscopy, thus avoiding the wait time to see a gastroenterologist.
Far West Local Health District
Added: 18 December 2018|Last updated: 15 January 2019
Wollongong Hospital developed electronic scheduling systems, patient education materials and a clinical review process, to reduce wait times in its Endoscopy Unit.
Added: 24 April 2018|Last updated: 3 May 2018
The JH&FMHN implemented a number of solutions to provide equitable and efficient access to the new curative hepatitis C virus medication in correctional centres across NSW.
Added: 27 November 2017|Last updated: 15 December 2017
St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney (SVHS) improved patient information, treatment procedures and staff education, to ensure the placement of gastronomy feeding tubes aligned with best practice and Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) guidelines.
St Vincent's Hospital
Added: 18 September 2017|Last updated: 2 October 2017
This project developed a standardised, direct referral pathway for public colonoscopy services from the general practitioner.
Central Coast Local Health District
Added: 15 April 2016|Last updated: 28 April 2016
This project designed and implemented a rapid access colonoscopy service for positive faecal occult blood test referrals in HNELHD.
Hunter New England Local Health District
Added: 24 February 2016|Last updated: 2 March 2016
This project will audit the medical records of Australian Refined Diagnostic Reference Group G70 – Other Digestive System Disorders patients at Gosford Hospital to investigate the reasons for increasing length of stay and implement strategies to decrease this rate.
Added: 16 April 2015|Last updated: 23 April 2015
The project will improve the Recommendation for Admission process for patients undergoing upper gastrointestinal surgery. The solutions developed will simplify the process for patients, surgeons and admissions staff by reducing inefficiencies and unnecessary delays.
St George Hospital
Added: 20 April 2015|Last updated: 22 April 2015
Aim: To provide introductory information about parenteral nutrition for patients and their carers. Parenteral nutrition is a specialised nutrition solution deli...
Benefits: Improved information for consumers accessing parenteral nutrition.
20 June 2014
Aim: To develop a high-quality endoscopy reporting system to ensure that an accurate assessment of NSW endoscopy services can be undertaken against accepted pat...
Benefits: The implementation of a standard EIS across NSW Health will:Provide accurate statewide information on endoscopic procedures carried out in NSW public ...
23 September 2014
Aim: The Guidelines are a practical resource for clinicians to assist them in providing standardised care for children and adults who have a gastrostomy tube or devi...
Benefits: The Guidelines provide a practical, evidence-based approach to the care of patients with gastrostomy tubes and devices in NSW.
13 July 2015
Aim: To provide health care managers and staff with information to help design and implement services for the best care for patients with hepatitis C in their own en...
Benefits: Improvements in clinical practice and patient care.
9 December 2014
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