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Sutherland Clinical Assessment and Nursing Documentation (SCAND) project

Sutherland Clinical Assessment and Nursing Documentation (SCAND) project

This project aims to improve the inconsistency of nursing documentation across Sutherland Hospital, focusing on the importance of clinical assessment in nursing. This goal is to consistently communicate nurse findings and actions through documentation in a patient’s healthcare record.
Sutherland Hospital and Community Health Service
Added: 16 July 2019
Last updated: 31 July 2019
FIB4NOF (Fascia Iliaca Block for Patients with Neck of Femur Fracture) at Nepean Hospital

FIB4NOF (Fascia Iliaca Block for Patients with Neck of Femur Fracture) at Nepean Hospital

This project is designed to promote the use of fascia iliaca block as a method of analgesia for patients who present to Nepean Hospital with a neck of femur fracture, as recommended by the ACI guidelines.
Nepean Hospital
Added: 28 June 2019
Last updated: 15 July 2019
EvE - Emergency vs Emergency (Surgery)

EvE - Emergency vs Emergency (Surgery)

Westmead Hospital Division of Surgery and Anaesthetics is implementing a number of solutions to improve the surgical journey for Category 5 and 6 emergency patients. The project includes the development of pathways for patients to enable a more structured approach to the booking and completion of emergency surgery, including possible hospital admission avoidance for suitable patients. Business rules to ensure equity and clinical coordination and assessment....
Westmead Hospital
Added: 7 May 2019
Last updated: 9 May 2019
Integrating care for frequent service users in Goulburn

Integrating care for frequent service users in Goulburn

This project brings together the local ambulance service, general practice, hospital emergency department (ED) and community health centre resources to identify and respond to patients who repeatedly use one or more of these health services. These agencies will work collaboratively with the patient to provide a coordinated, targeted and timely response to the general health and social needs that the patient identifies as triggering their need for an emergency response....
Southern NSW Local Health District
Added: 6 May 2019
Last updated: 9 May 2019
Eyes Open: Improving service delivery for the Royal North Shore Hospital ophthalmology service

Eyes Open: Improving service delivery for the Royal North Shore Hospital ophthalmology service

The ophthalmology service delivers excellent ophthalmic care, however, patient and staff feedback demonstrate that the service delivers a poor patient and staff experience. This project focused on identifying opportunities for improvement that relate specifically to patient and staff experiences, and then implementing sustainable changes to address these experiences.
Royal North Shore Hospital
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
NSWHP flow cytometry model of service

NSWHP flow cytometry model of service

NSWHP flow cytometry services have developed over time, with no coordinated strategic plan to provide optimal care to all patients and service to all doctors throughout NSW. The opportunity of this project is to investigate all possible models of service and determine the best way in which to deliver a world class, value based public flow cytometry service that is renowned for both excellence and innovation....
NSW Health Pathology
Added: 6 May 2019
Last updated: 9 May 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
Ten to one: FASS Lidcombe sample receipt redesign project

Ten to one: FASS Lidcombe sample receipt redesign project

To simplify and consolidate the receipt process for criminalistics and toxicology samples at the Forensic and Analytical Science Service, Lidcombe by improving efficiency, streamlining service delivery and enhancing the stakeholder experience.
NSW Health Pathology
Added: 6 May 2019
Last updated: 9 May 2019
Rethinking pathology testing in the ICU - arterial blood gas

Rethinking pathology testing in the ICU - arterial blood gas

To understand current ordering practices within the intensive care unit, specifically: who initiates arterial blood gas sampling; what are the clinical indications; when are these investigations performed; how many investigations are performed
Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
Added: 3 May 2019
Last updated: 9 May 2019