Perioperative toolkit

Published: December 2016. Next review: 2023.

The perioperative toolkit is a service framework for public hospitals across metropolitan, regional and rural NSW. It aids continuous quality improvement of perioperative structures, processes and outcomes for patients having a surgery or procedure and anaesthesia.

Download the Perioperative Toolkit (PDF 2.8 MB)

Implementation resources

Blood management

Use these resources for care relating to blood management.

  • Blood watch
    Identify and address risks related to transfusion practice, patient blood management and the supply of blood and blood products.
    Source: Clinical Excellence Commission
  • Patient blood management guidelines: module 2 perioperative
    Use the recommendations and practice points in this guideline to provide pre, intra and postoperative care of patients.
    Source: National Blood Authority

Toolkit appendices

These tools are examples only and can be adapted by hospitals or local health districts to meet their local needs.

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