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Less time in ED: zero tolerance for patients with emergency department stays of more than 24 hours

Less time in ED: zero tolerance for patients with emergency department stays of more than 24 hours

St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney is working to improve patient and staff safety, and the overall experience in the emergency department. The focus is on eliminating extended lengths of stay in the ED.
St Vincent's Hospital
Added: 26 August 2019|Last updated: 27 May 2021
Mental Health 4 Uplift

Mental Health 4 Uplift

A project which aims to improve access to care for mental health patients by reducing their length of stay in the emergency department (ED) and reducing barriers to discharge from the Caritas, the mental health unit (MHU) in St. Vincent’s Hospital.
St Vincents Mental Health Service, St Vincents Hospital, Sydney
Added: 15 December 2020|Last updated: 15 April 2021
Feeling Hip Again: Gold Standard Care for Hip Fracture Patients at St Vincent's Hospital

Feeling Hip Again: Gold Standard Care for Hip Fracture Patients at St Vincent's Hospital

This project aims to improve the delivery of care to hip fracture patients at St Vincent's Hospital Sydney (SVHS). Standardisation of care processes will lead to improved patient flow, patient experience and staff satisfaction.
St Vincent's Hospital
Added: 5 November 2020|Last updated: 12 November 2020
Optimising Screening and Isolation for Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales

Optimising Screening and Isolation for Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales

Screening for carbapenemase-producing enterobacterales (CPE) and isolation in single rooms while awaiting test results is recommended for hospitalised patients who are at risk of CPE carriage. However, single rooms are limited in hospitals and isolation can adversely impact on patients. This project studied the effect of a rapid CPE test on reducing the time that patients are unnecessarily placed in isolation pending screening results....
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Added: 18 August 2020|Last updated: 3 September 2020
Healthy ED Healthy Hospital

Healthy ED Healthy Hospital

The Healthy ED Healthy Hospital project aimed to improve safe and timely emergency care within an agreed timeframe in a bid to improve patient safety and outcomes.
The Maitland Hospital
Added: 26 August 2019|Last updated: 29 August 2019
STAT MH: Safe, Timely Access to Mental Health

STAT MH: Safe, Timely Access to Mental Health

This project will implement a number of solutions to reduce clinical variability and length of stay in acute adult mental health inpatient units. These include a new model of care, new care coordination and discharge process, new patient flow and demand management systems, enhanced consumer engagement, and workforce review and development.
South Western Sydney Local Health District
Added: 14 March 2017|Last updated: 28 April 2017
Totally Hip (and Knee)

Totally Hip (and Knee)

This project reviewed the journey of patients undergoing an elective total hip or knee replacement at the Tweed Hospital. In consultation with staff and patients, a range of improvements were implemented, including preoperative assessments, patient information brochures, clinical pathways and pain management.
The Tweed Hospital
Added: 6 March 2017|Last updated: 28 April 2017

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