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Smoking cessation in NICU

Smoking cessation in NICU

This quality improvement project looks at the smoking cessation process among parents attending the neonatal intensive care unit at John Hunter Children’s Hospital.
John Hunter Children's Hospital
Added: 19 September 2019|Last updated: 4 October 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
Care Coalition: Integrated Case Management for Opioid Treatment

Care Coalition: Integrated Case Management for Opioid Treatment

South Western Sydney Local Health District Drug Health Services will develop a standardised Care Management Framework for all sites, in addition to professional development for staff, new clinic dosing hours and a review of clinical practices, service liaison and interagency collaboration.
South Western Sydney Local Health District
Added: 8 August 2016|Last updated: 12 July 2019
Elimination of Hepatitis C in a Prison Setting

Elimination of Hepatitis C in a Prison Setting

The Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network introduced the first Hepatitis C Virus elimination program in the NSW correctional setting.
Added: 6 June 2018|Last updated: 21 June 2018
Increasing Blood-Borne Virus Screening in the Community Setting

Increasing Blood-Borne Virus Screening in the Community Setting

St George Drug and Alcohol Service established a clear process for blood-borne virus screening, by delivering training to staff and embedding the test into the initial assessment of new clients.
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Added: 15 February 2018|Last updated: 2 March 2018
Quit and Smile

Quit and Smile

SESLHD trained dental professionals to help clients quit smoking and implemented a number of solutions to increase accountability and knowledge in this area.
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Added: 27 October 2017|Last updated: 10 November 2017
Mirrabrook: A Truly Smoke Free Mental Health Inpatient Unit

Mirrabrook: A Truly Smoke Free Mental Health Inpatient Unit

Mirrabrook Mental Health Unit introduced a new policy to help nicotine-dependent consumers quit smoking during their inpatient stay. It was supported by staff training, nicotine replacement therapy and carbon monoxide monitoring.
Shellharbour Hospital
Added: 29 May 2017|Last updated: 16 June 2017
Improving Risk Assessment for Cognitive Impairment in Drug and Alcohol Clients

Improving Risk Assessment for Cognitive Impairment in Drug and Alcohol Clients

This project used the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) screening tool, to assess cognition in 120 clients attending an outpatient opioid treatment program. The project also identified key risk factors (such as loss of consciousness) that were related to cognitive performance in this group.
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Added: 9 December 2016|Last updated: 22 December 2016
Needle Syringe Program + Caring for the Community

Needle Syringe Program + Caring for the Community

This project will redesign the SLHD Needle Syringe Program in partnership with service users and staff, to expand access to primary healthcare services and offer psychosocial support for service users with complex needs.
Sydney Local Health District
Added: 15 December 2016|Last updated: 16 December 2016
Creative Arts in Community Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs Recovery

Creative Arts in Community Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs Recovery

This project established four community arts programs in Port Macquarie Community College. The programs help participants with mental health and Alcohol and Other Drugs challenges rebuild their confidence and provide them with important life skills. It also reduces the stigma of mental health issues and provides participants with a sense of belonging in the communities where they live.
Port Macquarie Community College
Added: 19 October 2016|Last updated: 19 October 2016
Consumer Conversations: A Drug and Alcohol Project

Consumer Conversations: A Drug and Alcohol Project

This project developed a sustainable consumer engagement program that involved consumer representatives in all areas of service delivery, improvement and monitoring.
Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
Added: 19 July 2016|Last updated: 19 August 2016
Community Integration Team: At Risk Youth Mental Health

Community Integration Team: At Risk Youth Mental Health

The Community Integration Team is a cohesive statewide health service that coordinates care for young people who have mental health problems and/or problematic drug and alcohol use, while they are in the juvenile justice system and three months after their release.
Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network
Added: 2 May 2016|Last updated: 23 May 2016
Smoke-free Commercial Outdoor Dining for NSW

Smoke-free Commercial Outdoor Dining for NSW

A NSW Health public notice campaign was implemented using stakeholder engagement and social marketing strategies, to increase awareness of the smoking ban in commercial outdoor dining areas enacted on 6 July 2015.
NSW Ministry of Health
Added: 7 January 2016|Last updated: 7 January 2016
Tweed Opioid Treatment Program

Tweed Opioid Treatment Program

This project gathered feedback from clients, clinicians and case workers to define a single set of criteria used to assess when clients are eligible to receive medication to take home and consume the next day (called a one-off takeaway).
The Tweed Hospital
Added: 12 October 2015|Last updated: 26 October 2015

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