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Community Eye Care (C-EYE-C) improved access to ophthalmology services for patients in Western Sydney, by partnering with local optometrists to conduct standardised examinations, which were then reviewed remotely by hospital ophthalmologists.
Western Sydney Local Health District
Added: 11 July 2018|Last updated: 20 April 2021
The Westmead Ophthalmology clinic currently has an increased waitlist for an initial cataract assessment appointment. The goal of this project is to reduce the clinic appointment wait time for patients requiring surgery by providing a comprehensive assessment and consent for surgery on the same day of appointment.
Added: 5 November 2020|Last updated: 12 November 2020
The ophthalmology service delivers excellent ophthalmic care, however, patient and staff feedback demonstrate that the service delivers a poor patient and staff experience. This project focused on identifying opportunities for improvement that relate specifically to patient and staff experiences, and then implementing sustainable changes to address these experiences.
Royal North Shore Hospital
Added: 6 May 2019|Last updated: 9 October 2019
This project involved a retrospective audit of patients who received neuroimaging at Sydney Eye Hospital and surrounding facilities, to identify elements of an appropriate neuroimaging request.
Sydney Hospital and Sydney Eye Hospital
Added: 23 August 2017|Last updated: 7 September 2017
Westmead Hospital developed and implemented a series of policies, protocols and guidelines to better manage referrals from health professionals and improve waiting times in its ophthalmology outpatient clinics.
Added: 15 August 2017|Last updated: 25 August 2017
his project identified factors associated with an increased falls risk in older people with cataract during their wait for cataract surgery.
The George Institute for Global Health, UNSW Australia
Added: 23 June 2017|Last updated: 30 June 2017
This project measured the appropriateness of eye care delivery in NSW, by developing clinical indicators and conducting an on-site record review of up to 40 optometry and ophthalmology practices across the state.
School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW Sydney
Added: 16 June 2017|Last updated: 16 June 2017
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