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Patient Plastic Bottle Collection

Patient Plastic Bottle Collection

Hospitals have a significant amount of patient plastic bottle waste. South Western Sydney Local Health District and HealthShare NSW started a trial of patient plastic bottle collection in January 2020 at Camden Hospital.
South Western Sydney Local Health District
Added: 4 August 2021
Last updated: 4 August 2021
Patient’s Own Medications Handling Process

Patient’s Own Medications Handling Process

By 31 December 2020, 80 of patients who surrender their own medications on admission to St Joseph Hospital will get their own medications checked at the point of discharge from the hospital.
St Joseph's Hospital
Added: 20 April 2021
Last updated: 25 August 2021
Beating Domestic Violence

Beating Domestic Violence

This project has been designed to improve the response that people who experiencing domestic violence receive when they access services from Lismore Base Hospital. It is multifaceted and includes improving the resources and training available to emergency department staff and developing a discreet domestic violence information resource for clients.
Lismore Base Hospital
Added: 15 April 2021
Last updated: 30 April 2021
Microscope Camera as a Tool in Digital Morphology

Microscope Camera as a Tool in Digital Morphology

The project used a microscope camera to reduce the turnaround time of morphology results reporting for critical patients presenting afterhours to the emergency department.
Shoalhaven HospitalNSW Pathology
Added: 12 April 2021
Last updated: 29 April 2021
Implementation of Advanced Radiotherapy Technology to Improve Clinical Outcomes in Rural NSW

Implementation of Advanced Radiotherapy Technology to Improve Clinical Outcomes in Rural NSW

After the successful implementation of quality improvement projects, the technology utilisation rate (intensity-modulated radiotherapy and volumetric modulated arc therapy) rose to over 70% in 2020, compared to below 22% in 2017 and stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy treatment is now available at Central West Cancer Care Centre, Orange.
Orange Health Service
Added: 1 March 2021
Last updated: 15 March 2021
Psychiatric Emergency Care Centre (PECC) – The Next Generation

Psychiatric Emergency Care Centre (PECC) – The Next Generation

To redesign the Psychiatric Emergency Care Centre (PECC) unit within the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District (NBMLHD) Mental Health service to provide a more targeted specialised care by April 2020. • To improve the consumer experience and care when admitted to the PECC Unit. • To improve services for the adolescent population when admitted to an adult inpatient facility.
Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District Mental Health Service – Psychiatric Emergency Care Centre (PECC)
Added: 15 December 2020
Last updated: 16 December 2020
Network Work Ready

Network Work Ready

Contribute to a skilled workforce by developing capable and confident graduate nurses.
Justice Health Forensic Mental Health Network; Organisational Development Unit.
Added: 15 December 2020
Last updated: 16 December 2020
No buts about it – hospital gown review

No buts about it – hospital gown review

This project looked at how the most common hospital gown used in NSW public hospitals could be improved for patients, clinicians and the health system. Patients report that the hospital gown is unsuitable mostly due to the lack of modesty it provides. The gown does not meet the needs of clinicians, as it can interfere with intravenous lines and does not provide access to the patient’s upper torso. It is often cut across the shoulder to accommodate clinical needs, and...
HealthShare NSW
Added: 15 December 2020
Last updated: 16 December 2020
The BONE Project: Building Orthopaedic Network Excellence

The BONE Project: Building Orthopaedic Network Excellence

The Fracture Clinic redesign project commenced to meet the needs of the rapidly growing Orthopaedic outpatient clinic by redesigning the service and building an efficient and sustainable model with improved access and better experiences for staff and patients. The clinic is located at Port Macquarie Base Hospital on the Mid North Coast.
Mid North Coast Local Health District
Added: 15 December 2020
Last updated: 16 December 2020
The Big Wee Problem at Sydney Children’s Hospital Network

The Big Wee Problem at Sydney Children’s Hospital Network

This project utilises Clinical Redesign Methodology in a multifaceted approach to prevent post-operative urinary tract infections in our Network.
Sydney Children’s Hospital Network
Added: 15 December 2020
Last updated: 16 December 2020