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Medical Assessment Units in NSW

Business Rules

The NSW Medical Assessment Unit (MAU) Model of Care outlines a draft set of business rules. This draft has been developed with reference to the business rules from MAUs across the state.  It can be downloaded here.

There are a total of 29 Medical Assessment Units in NSW. Each of these units operate under differing and innovative models of care. As such, each unit provides a description of their model of care in their business rules. Also contained within the business rules are staffing models, patient selection criteria, escalation plans, patient flow, and much more.

Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital

Medical Assessment Unit Business Rules 2013 (PDF File - 627 KB)
Blacktown Hospital Medical Assessment Unit Business Rules (PDF File - 454 KB)
Calvary Mater Newcastle Hospital Opened its 8 bedded MAU on 14 Sept 2009.
Campbelltown Hospital Opened its 16 bedded MAU on 5 May 2008.
Canterbury Hospital Opened its 8 bedded MAU on 14 Apr 2008.
Children's Hospital Westmead Opened its 15 bedded MAU on 31 Mar 2008.
Coffs Harbour Base Hospital Opened its 8 bedded MAU on the 31 March 2010

Concord Hospital

Medical Assessment Unit Business Rules (PDF File - 2 MB)
Fairfield Hospital Opened its 8 bedded MAU on 1 Jul 2009.
Gosford Hospital Medical Assessment Unit Business Rules (PDF File - 232 KB)
John Hunter Hospital Opened its 15 bedded MAU on 31 Mar 2008.
Lismore Base Hospital Opened its 8 bedded MAU on the 7 June 2010.

Liverpool Hospital

Opened its 20 bedded MAU on 31 Mar 2008.
Maitland Hospital

Medical Assessment Unit Business Rules (PDF File - 127 KB)

Mona Vale Hospital Opened its 8 bedded MAU on the 27 January 2010.
Nepean Hospital Opened its 14 bedded MAU on 8 Sept 2008.
Orange Hospital Opened its MAU on the 6 April 2010.
Port Macquarie Base Hospital Opened its 8 bedded MAU on the 31 March 2010.
Prince of Wales Hospital (Cardiac) Management of Patients in the Medical Assessment Unit (Cardiac) (PDF File - 261 KB)
Prince of Wales Hospital (Geriatric) Geriatric Medical Assessment Unit Business Rules (PDF File - 50 KB)
Prince of Wales Hospital (Respiratory) Respiratory Medical Assessment Unit Business Rules (PDF File - 31 KB)
Royal North Shore Hospital

Admission Transfer and Discharge Policy(PDF File - 50 KB)

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Medical Assessment Unit Business Rules (PDF File - 23 KB)
St George Hospital Medical Assessment Unit Business Rules (PDF File - 246 KB)
St Vincent's Hospital Medical Assessment Unit Business Rules (PDF File -  1 MB)
Sutherland Hospital Aged Care Assessment Unit Business Rules (PDF File - 133 KB)
Sydney Children's Hospital Medical Assessment Unit Business Rules (PDF File - 36 KB)
The Tweed Hospital 8 bedded MAU will be opened in 2010.
Westmead Hospital Health Care for Older Persons Earlier (HOPE) Unit Strategy (PDF File - 338 KB)
Wollongong Hospital Opened its 17 bedded MAU on 1 Apr 2008.
Wyong Hospital Medical Assessment Unit Business Rules (PDF File - 71 KB)

Contact

Anthea Temple
Manager, Acute Care Taskforce
Agency for Clinical Innovation
anthea.temple@health.nsw.gov.au
Ph: 02 9464 4623 | 0467 711 274