This committee will monitor data and identify issues pertaining to patient safety and quality in ICUs. The aim is to assist NSW ICUs achieve and maintain a high standard of service delivery.
Clinical Best Practice
The Clinical Best Practice Working Group was established to provide the opportunity for key expert clinicians to develop and coordinate the implementation of best practice, with the goal to reduce clinical practice variation within Intensive Care and High Dependency Units across NSW .
- To provide a forum for expert nursing leaders to discuss areas of concern in nursing practice in Intensive Care Service (ICS).
- To use the expert knowledge to provide advice to the Intensive Care Services Network ACI , Clinical Excellence Commission and the Ministry on any matters impacting on nursing in Intensive Care Services.
- The group functions as a vehicle to disseminate information to a broad group of nursing leaders and staff in NSW , ensuring information is shared and actioned as required.
- The group with its expertise is able to make consensus decisions on nursing practice issues of concern.
Rural CNC advisory group
The Rural Clinical Nurse Consultant ( CNC) Advisory Group was formed to provide a communication link between rural intensive care services and other Health agencies and promote safe and effective service delivery across rural Intensive Care Units in NSW .