Our priorities

The priorities for the ECI are to:

  • Bring together and engage clinicians, consumers and key stakeholders across NSW to ensure that their views inform the work of the ECI

  • Reduce variation in clinical practice and increase consistency in outcomes

  • Promote and disseminate evidence based care including new models of care to address challenges in emergency care

  • Foster communication and share information across all key stakeholders including NSW Health, expert groups, clinicians and consumers at a state, national and international level

  • Act in an advisory capacity

  • Encourage and support emergency care research and innovation

  • Ensure a multi disciplinary approach to improve the quality, efficiency, effectiveness and safety of patient care

  • Support robust evaluation of clinical and operational ED practice across the dimensions of efficiency and effectiveness

  • Provide a forum for the systematic analysis and assessment of information regarding the quality of care in NSW Emergency Departments.

  • Display strong leadership to support the Institute members inform the future strategic direction of emergency care in NSW.

  • Undertake audit of activities to ensure that there are meaningful and transparent results, which are widely available

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