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Paediatric Access Support Service (PASS)

Paediatric Access Support Service (PASS)

The Paediatric Access Support Service (PASS) aims to transfer patients to and from Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network inpatient settings efficiently. This would reduce associated workload, and improve the patient and staff experience.
Sydney Children's Hospital Network
Added: 28 August 2019|Last updated: 29 August 2019
Less time in ED: zero tolerance for patients with emergency department stays of more than 24 hours

Less time in ED: zero tolerance for patients with emergency department stays of more than 24 hours

St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney is working to improve patient and staff safety, and the overall experience in the emergency department. The focus is on eliminating extended lengths of stay in the ED.
St Vincent's Hospital
Added: 26 August 2019|Last updated: 29 August 2019
RAPID: Revamping the admission process to inpatient departments

RAPID: Revamping the admission process to inpatient departments

RAPID is a collection of projects that were developed by staff at Shoalhaven Hospital to address a range of issues. These issues contributed to a delayed medical patient journey across three areas: limited bed access, aged care assessment team referral process, fragmented interdisciplinary communication.
Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital
Added: 26 August 2019|Last updated: 29 August 2019
Quality control under the microscope

Quality control under the microscope

To provide a statewide quality control approach that delivers more timely and reliable diagnostic test results to assist in improving patient care by December 2020.
NSW Health Pathology
Added: 26 August 2019|Last updated: 29 August 2019
From interventional radiology scheduling to safety (Patient FIRSTs)

From interventional radiology scheduling to safety (Patient FIRSTs)

This project was a complete redesign of interventional radiology processes. This includes improving: scheduling practices, protocolling practices, patient experience, patient information, communication between team, clinical handover.
Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District
Added: 26 August 2019|Last updated: 29 August 2019
Making the difference – going beyond respect

Making the difference – going beyond respect

This project explored how to enable Aboriginal patients to connect, or stay connected, with their culture throughout their journey in the Forensic Mental Health Hospital.
Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network
Added: 26 August 2019|Last updated: 29 August 2019
Karitane redesign intake systems project

Karitane redesign intake systems project

This project aims to streamline the intake process to improve equitable and timely access for referred families.
Karitane
Added: 26 August 2019|Last updated: 29 August 2019
Healthy ED Healthy Hospital

Healthy ED Healthy Hospital

The Healthy ED Healthy Hospital project aimed to improve safe and timely emergency care within an agreed timeframe in a bid to improve patient safety and outcomes.
The Maitland Hospital
Added: 26 August 2019|Last updated: 29 August 2019
Dealing with the hard stuff: Southern NSW drug and alcohol clinical redesign project

Dealing with the hard stuff: Southern NSW drug and alcohol clinical redesign project

Southern NSW Local Health District Drug and Alcohol services are aiming to improve the client experiences of D&A service provision with a focus on timely access, evidence-based treatment and pathways to ongoing care and support in the community. The project is implementing a number of solutions to improve triaging of referrals, standardise treatment pathways and models for collaborative, step-down care through partnerships with general practitioners and non-government organisations....
Southern NSW Local Health District
Added: 26 August 2019|Last updated: 29 August 2019
Breaking the drought: rural management of breast cancer-related lymphoedema

Breaking the drought: rural management of breast cancer-related lymphoedema

This six-month joint project implemented a lymphoedema screening clinic, providing comprehensive treatment for lymphoedema in the Lachlan Health Service. It involved a cross discipline collaboration for patients following breast cancer surgery.
Western NSW Local Health District
Added: 12 August 2019|Last updated: 28 August 2019

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