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This project developed nurse-led protocols for the insertion, removal and management of indwelling urinary catheters at John Hunter Hospital.
Hunter New England Local Health District
Added: 8 February 2016|Last updated: 26 February 2016
Gum disease is a chronic inflammatory disease which has a direct impact on blood sugar levels, yet diabetic patients are not routinely referred for oral health checks. This project works with high risks groups such as the elderly, people with chronic disease and Aboriginal people. It encourages people with diabetes to make healthy choices by educating them on the importance of oral health and its impact on blood sugar levels. Following dental evaluation, treatment and education, home packages are given...
Menindee Health Service
Added: 23 March 2015|Last updated: 25 March 2015
The objective of the study was to evaluate HiRAID: an innovated evidence-based assessment framework designed to structure the initial patient assessment of patients presenting to the ED once triaged. The HiRAID components are: collecting a patient History; identifying Red flags; performing a physical Assessment; Interventions; Diagnostics; reassessment and communication. The study employs a pre-test and post-test design, using immersive simulated scenarios, questionnaires and focus groups to evaluate participants’ satisfaction and self-efficiency levels, documentation and assessment performance before and after undertaking...
Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney
Added: 30 October 2014|Last updated: 30 October 2014
The structured interdisciplinary bedside rounds (SIBR) project involved a restructuring of the Medical Unit at Orange to allow care to be delivered via daily interdisciplinary patient and family-centred rounds delivered in plain English with collaborative care and goal planning involving patient, family and the multidisciplinary healthcare team.
Orange Health Service
Added: 10 September 2014|Last updated: 14 May 2021
Deniliquin Collaborative Midwifery Group Practice (DCMGP) offers midwife-led services and General Practice (GP) shared care to women who chose to be cared for locally and birth locally if they have a low-risk pregnancy. Women with no identified risks are supported by a Midwife and share care arrangements with the GP, Obstetrician and Specialist Obstetrician. Women with an identified pregnancy risk, labour or postnatal period are linked with additional specialist services provided from Victoria....
Murrumbidgee Local Health District
Added: 10 September 2014|Last updated: 1 October 2014
Camden Hospital implemented a multidisciplinary review meeting (Safety Huddle) following all inpatient falls and near miss falls, which developed strategies in consultation with the patient to prevent the incident from reoccurring.
Added: 23 October 2015|Last updated: 9 November 2015
Royal North Shore Hospital redesigned the process of transferring information from the hospital to primary and community health services, including reintroducing a transfer of care risk screening tool and expanding the acute and post-acute care liaison role.
Royal North Shore Hospital
Added: 12 October 2015|Last updated: 27 October 2015
The APPLE project developed a new process to obtain and store Alternating Pressure Air Mattresses at Orange Health Service. Patients identified at ‘high risk’, those who have an existing pressure injury and/or those who are clinically indicated, are provided with pressure relieving equipment in a timely manner.
Western NSW Local Health District
Added: 21 September 2015|Last updated: 20 October 2015
Shellharbour Hospital developed a model of care that provides engaging, therapeutic, recovery-orientated mental health services to consumers, their carers and families.
Added: 30 November 2015|Last updated: 20 April 2021
This project reimagined the way hospital food is delivered to patients in public hospitals, using new workflow processes, menus, staff training and technology, while remaining inside the current budget footprint.
Added: 23 September 2016|Last updated: 10 October 2016
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