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This project aimed to optimise clinical care and experience provided to Colorectal patients undergoing Bowel Resection (with or without stoma) at RNSH through: - Provision of an intensive preoperative education package to patients and carers/family - Creating a standardised care pathway for the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) to follow throughout the patient’s journey, which incorporated principles of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) for Colorectal Surgery....
Royal North Shore Hospital
Added: 15 December 2020|Last updated: 16 December 2020
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
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