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VIP Project: Reducing Re-presentations and Readmissions to Hospital for Very Intensive Patients

VIP Project: Reducing Re-presentations and Readmissions to Hospital for Very Intensive Patients

The VIP project developed a strategy to identify Very Intensive Patients (VIPs) who are at high risk of re-presenting to hospital and implemented methods to address their medical and psycho-social needs. This new model of care has reduced the need for hospital-based care by using interagency partners in the primary care sector to provide support for VIPs in the community.
Hunter New England Local Health District
Added: 18 December 2015|Last updated: 8 November 2021
Enhancing Remote Physiotherapy Services for Consistent Patient Care

Enhancing Remote Physiotherapy Services for Consistent Patient Care

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: 14 May 2021
Yhunger: healthy living skills for at-risk young people

Yhunger: healthy living skills for at-risk young people

Yhunger has developed educational resources and training workshops for youth workers that focus on ‘hands on’ skills development with young people.
Sydney Local Health District
Added: 15 July 2015|Last updated: 22 April 2021
Healthy Lifestyles Project for newly arrived young people

Healthy Lifestyles Project for newly arrived young people

This project addressed two significant gaps in service provision for newly arrived young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds: prevention of rapid weight gain during the settlement and post arrival period; intervention for weight issues for those arriving overweight or obese.
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Added: 4 March 2020|Last updated: 20 April 2021
Eurobodalla Birthing Partners

Eurobodalla Birthing Partners

This project developed a new model of care, where pregnant women at Eurobodalla Maternity Service were offered a known midwife who was an integral part of their antenatal, birth and postnatal journey.
Southern NSW Local Health District
Added: 16 August 2017|Last updated: 20 April 2021
Early Psychosis Pathway

Early Psychosis Pathway

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: 20 April 2021
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: 20 April 2021
Randwick campus redevelopment Green Travel Plan

Randwick campus redevelopment Green Travel Plan

The Randwick campus redevelopment Green Travel Plan and implementation plan sets out: future targets for staff travel mode share, specifically a reduction in car driver mode share; travel demand management strategies for visitors, patients, staff and supplier/service personnel; and initiatives to implement and monitor such travel measures.
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Added: 18 February 2020|Last updated: 3 March 2020
Transition to Recovery

Transition to Recovery

Feedback from the Mental Health Service consumer experience and staff surveys indicate that patients are leaving inpatient services with limited understanding of their goals for post-discharge care, and community mental health staff are not always aware of the transfer of care goals for clients referred from the inpatient service. Often these issues lead to avoidable readmissions or delayed discharge due to not having adequate support within the community. This project addresses these challenges through collaborative care planning....
Hunter New England Local Health District
Added: 9 December 2019|Last updated: 12 December 2019
Opioid treatment options

Opioid treatment options

Clarence Valley Opioid Treatment Service will provide patients with responsive and coordinated care supporting long term change and reconnection to the community.
Northern NSW Local Health District
Added: 2 December 2019|Last updated: 12 December 2019
Saving lives in the morgue: forensic medicine social work

Saving lives in the morgue: forensic medicine social work

The forensic medicine social work service is being redesigned for people who are traumatically and suddenly bereaved, so they feel supported and well informed when facing a potentially disempowering and complex medical and coronial system.
NSW Health Pathology
Added: 6 May 2019|Last updated: 9 May 2019
Creating an integrated and responsive community acute care mental health service: to improve the quality of consumer outcomes

Creating an integrated and responsive community acute care mental health service: to improve the quality of consumer outcomes

Mental health community services should provide an integrated and comprehensive recovery service for consumers. However, services have operated in silos over previous years, which can result in a fragmented consumer journey. This clinical redesign project will focus on an integrated mental health community service for consumers.
Northern Sydney Local Health District
Added: 6 May 2019|Last updated: 9 May 2019
Food for Thought

Food for Thought

This project implements a clinical pathway for referral and treatment that includes screening, triage, and assessment; and provides adults referred to Richmond Adult Community Mental Health Service with cognitive behavioural therapy – enhanced. This is a form of cognitive behavioural therapy specifically for eating disorders.
Northern NSW Local Health District
Added: 29 March 2019|Last updated: 12 April 2019
Preventative model of care at the Moruya dental clinic

Preventative model of care at the Moruya dental clinic

This project explored how demand for dental services can be met and sustained over time, with a focus on preventative care.
Southern NSW Local Health District
Added: 15 February 2019|Last updated: 28 February 2019
A piece of your heart: who fits where in your heart failure care?

A piece of your heart: who fits where in your heart failure care?

This project aims to provide proactive care for heart failure patients in the Hunter New England Local Health District. It will support people with heart failure who are transitioning from hospital to home and back into the ongoing care of their general practitioner.
Hunter New England Local Health District
Added: 28 November 2018|Last updated: 13 December 2018
Keeping our Community Staff Safe

Keeping our Community Staff Safe

This project aims to improve the identification of clients who may be violent or aggressive towards St Vincent’s Hospital Network staff working in the community.
St Vincent's Health Network
Added: 19 November 2018|Last updated: 13 December 2018
A Tooth in Time Saves Nine: Redesigning the Denture Journey

A Tooth in Time Saves Nine: Redesigning the Denture Journey

The CCLHD Oral Health Service is improving the provision of denture services. There will be a fairer and more efficient patient journey through the system, improved communication with patients, and clearer processes for staff. The waiting list for denture assessment will be reduced, and patients will be clinically assessed rather than rely solely on a telephone triage questionnaire.
Central Coast Local Health District
Added: 20 November 2018|Last updated: 13 December 2018
Unlocking Care: Improving Access to GP Services in Adult Correctional Centres

Unlocking Care: Improving Access to GP Services in Adult Correctional Centres

The Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network is implementing six identified solutions to improve access to general practitioner services in correctional centres across NSW.
Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network
Added: 22 August 2018|Last updated: 30 August 2018
Get It Together: For People with Multidisciplinary Healthcare Needs in the Community

Get It Together: For People with Multidisciplinary Healthcare Needs in the Community

This project pulls together multidisciplinary teams around their clients, as it has been shown that when people are included in care that is coordinated, they have better health and wellbeing.
Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
Added: 28 November 2017|Last updated: 15 December 2017
Multidisciplinary Assessment and Documentation in Community Palliative Care

Multidisciplinary Assessment and Documentation in Community Palliative Care

Croydon Community Health Centre implemented a new model of care, including scheduled multidisciplinary team meetings, revised documentation and communication processes, as well as training for emergency department and generalist nursing staff.
Sydney Local Health District
Added: 28 November 2017|Last updated: 12 December 2017
Nambucca Valley Specialist Wound Intervention Service

Nambucca Valley Specialist Wound Intervention Service

This project improved access to community wound clinics, so patients who have or are at risk of wounds can consistently receive best practice care in a timely manner.
Mid North Coast Local Health District
Added: 18 August 2017|Last updated: 25 August 2017
Access, Choice and Equity in Community Palliative Care

Access, Choice and Equity in Community Palliative Care

This project developed a palliative care referral and triage process and education program in SLHD, with a focus on services delivered in the community.
Sydney Local Health District
Added: 17 August 2017|Last updated: 25 August 2017
Improving Clinical Review in the Northern Sydney Home Nursing Service

Improving Clinical Review in the Northern Sydney Home Nursing Service

This project defined the role of the resource representative and increased awareness of this role among staff at Northern Sydney Home Nursing Service, to ensure patients are referred to the most appropriate clinician.
Northern Sydney Local Health District
Added: 3 May 2017|Last updated: 17 May 2017
The Grin and Grow Health Pathway

The Grin and Grow Health Pathway

A new model of care was developed to provide preventive oral health care for children and young people in the Out of Home Care Health Pathway Program. The model includes a streamlined referral process to public oral health services, a matrix of clinical care and simplified reporting procedures.
Southern NSW Local Health DistrictMurrumbidgee Local Health District
Added: 14 March 2017|Last updated: 28 April 2017
Rapid Access Colonoscopy: Faecal Occult Blood Test

Rapid Access Colonoscopy: Faecal Occult Blood Test

This project designed and implemented a rapid access colonoscopy service for positive faecal occult blood test referrals in HNELHD.
Hunter New England Local Health District
Added: 24 February 2016|Last updated: 2 March 2016

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