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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 is a staff-based wellbeing initiative program; designed to demonstrate an increase in staff satisfaction and workplace engagement.
Added: 5 April 2019|Last updated: 22 April 2019
This clinical pathway, will provide a basic flow of clinical care for patients who are experiencing early psychosis, or who are at ultra-high risk of developing psychosis.
Cooma Hospital and Health Service
Added: 5 November 2018|Last updated: 21 November 2018
The appointment booking process for clients accessing the Fairfield Orthopaedic Hip and Knee Service was modified to enable the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) population greater access to the service.
Added: 19 October 2018|Last updated: 20 November 2018
The Children’s Hospital at Westmead developed and implemented an interdisciplinary lumbar puncture teaching package for Junior Medical Officers and nursing staff. The simulation-based teaching covered early stylet removal techniques, patient positioning, needle positioning, troubleshooting and analgesia.
The Children's Hospital at Westmead
Added: 22 May 2017|Last updated: 5 June 2017
Hay Physiotherapy Service implemented a telehealth model of care for appropriate patients, to better manage its waiting list and allow patients across vast geographical regions to access physiotherapy services in a timely and convenient way, particularly during service interruptions.
Murrumbidgee Local Health District
Added: 6 April 2017|Last updated: 21 April 2017
This project used the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) screening tool, to assess cognition in 120 clients attending an outpatient opioid treatment program. The project also identified key risk factors (such as loss of consciousness) that were related to cognitive performance in this group.
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Added: 9 December 2016|Last updated: 22 December 2016
Wollemi Kids increased the size and capacity of its team and refurbished its ward, to improve service delivery and better address the needs of young people in the service.
Orange Health Service
Added: 6 April 2016|Last updated: 20 April 2016
A 10-week sprint interval training exercise program was implemented at Concord Centre for Mental Health, to provide adolescent inpatients in the Walker Unit with a structured form of physical activity.
Sydney Local Health District
Added: 29 February 2016|Last updated: 8 April 2016
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