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Eyes Open: Improving service delivery for the Royal North Shore Hospital ophthalmology service

Eyes Open: Improving service delivery for the Royal North Shore Hospital ophthalmology service

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 May 2019
Community Eye Care in Western Sydney

Community Eye Care in Western Sydney

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: 30 January 2019
Evidence-Based Guidelines for the Rational Use of Neuroimaging

Evidence-Based Guidelines for the Rational Use of Neuroimaging

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
Eye Focus

Eye Focus

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.
Westmead Hospital
Added: 15 August 2017|Last updated: 25 August 2017
Falls in older people with cataract: a longitudinal evaluation of impact and risk

Falls in older people with cataract: a longitudinal evaluation of impact and risk

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
The iCareTrack Study

The iCareTrack Study

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
Eye Emergency Manual - Smart Phone App

Eye Emergency Manual - Smart Phone App

Aim: To provide a quick and simple guide to recognizing important signs and symptoms and management of common eye emergencies for medical and nursing staff in Emerge...
Benefits: This initiative has provided easy access to highly graphical overview of signs, symptoms and management of common eye emergencies.
2 June 2014
Improving Patient Outcomes from Cataract Surgery Study

Improving Patient Outcomes from Cataract Surgery Study

Aim: The primary aim of the research is to explore patient-centred outcomes of cataract surgery in Australia and the effectiveness of currently available tools to as...
Benefits: While there is a large body of knowledge describing visual improvement following cataract surgery, we currently know little about the expectations that Australi...
8 December 2014
Stroke and Vision Defects Study: Phase 1 Validation of a Vision Screening Tool

Stroke and Vision Defects Study: Phase 1 Validation of a Vision Screening Tool

Aim: To validate the effectiveness of the Tool developed for use by stroke clinicians, in detecting the presence of vision defects in patients diagnosed with stroke.
Benefits: The Vision Screening Tool will facilitate rehabilitation and recovery for patients with stroke by detecting both acquired and long standing vision defects.
3 July 2014

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