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The Chronic Care Training Needs Assessment (CC-TNA) Tool has been developed to assess knowledge and skills relating to the provision of chronic care. It collects data about non-clinical care offered by health providers assisting consumers with chronic conditions better manage their health and care.
The Handbook for Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Work
Lee K, Freeburn B, Ella S, Miller W, Perry J, Conigrave K [editors] (2012). Handbook for Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Work. Sydney: University of Sydney, p. 446.
A practical tool written for Aboriginal drug and alcohol workers, mental health workers and others working in this field. It offers a detailed look at alcohol and drug work from clinical, through to prevention, early intervention and harm reduction.
The Australian Clinical Trials website aims to provide reliable and up-to-date information and advice about clinical trials in Australia for the public, researchers and industry.
The Australian and New Zealand clinical practice guideline for prevention and management of venous leg ulcers has been developed by the Australian Wound Management Association Inc in conjunction with the New Zealand Wound Care Society.
This guideline is the first of its kind developed for the Australian clinical environment. The guideline presents a comprehensive review of the assessment, diagnosis, management and prevention of venous leg ulcers within the health care context.
Mental Health Professionals Network. Building networks of mental health professionals across Australia.
Lab Tests Online This website is designed for the Australian healthcare consumer for when you need up-to-date and reliable information about laboratory tests and how they are used. It is managed and developed by the Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists (AACB) with support from the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA).
Flutracking.net, an online influenza surveillance program, is seeking more participants to register their symptoms and help researchers better understand the potentially life-threatening disease.
Flutracking participants complete a 10-second weekly online survey about whether they are experiencing flu-like symptoms.
Flutracking.net is an Australian initiative of researchers from the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Health.
Thinking about rationing, a new publication from the King's Fund, provides a guide to the practicalities and controversies surrounding the issue and identifies what is known about how it works in practice.
Rationing can take various forms: rationing by denial, when specific treatments are denied to patients on the grounds of lack of effectiveness, high cost or a combination of the two rationing by selection, where service providers select those patients who are most likely to benefit from interventions or raise the threshold of eligibility for treatment rationing by delay, where access to the system is controlled rationing by deterrence, when barriers are put up by, for example, by limiting information about a service rationing by deflection, when ‘difficult cases’ are referred to another hospital or specialist rationing by dilution, where services are offered but with, for example, fewer staff.
New article from Rural and Remote Health: 'Developing dietetic positions in rural areas: what are the key lessons?'
Why are Australian rural and remote communities underserved by dietitians - and what can be done about it? The data from dietitians and their managers from 6 rural New South Wales sites contributes to a solution.
KidsCareEverywhere is a not for profit organistion, who's mission is to transform paediatric care in under- resourced communities in developing countries by donating easy-to-use, state of the art medical information software
International Partnership for Innovative Health Care Delivery Established by the World Economic Forum the IPIHD seeks to increase access to cost-effective and high quality healthcare through innovation.
The Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI) brings together four successful UNSW research centres working in separate but related areas of clinical governance, clinical practice and health services research and health informatics.
Global HELP (Health Education using Low-cost Publications) is a not-for-profit organisation that distributes affordable health-education materials to developing countries.
Planning Ahead Tools is a website where you can find out about Wills, Powers of Attorney, Enduring Guardianship and Advance Care Planning from the NSW Governement.
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has released two new Closing the Gap Clearinghouse reports today:
- Healthy lifestyle programs, for physical activity and nutrition
- Improving indigenous community governance through strengthening indigenous and government organisational capacity
The Health Foundation is an independent charity working to improve quality of healthcare in the UK
The role of the Centre for Healthcare Improvement is to lead improvement in the overall quality of healthcare in Queensland Health
Nuffield Trust is an authoritative and independent source of evidence-based research and policy analysis for improving health care in the UK
NSW Emergency Care Institute (ECI) has recently launched a new website. The ECI site is designed to be a "one-stop-shop" for emergency care clinicians' professional and clinical needs.
'Rural origin plus a rural clinical school placement is a significant predictor of medical students' intentions to practice rurally: a multi-university study' In this report of an Australian multi-university study, the authors describe a "winning combination" of factors as the most significant predictor of a medical undergrad's rural practice intention.
Monitoring acute coronary syndrome using national hospital data: An information paper on trends and issues. A new AIHW publication, no. CVD 57.
Antimicrobial Surveillance Implementation Guides Three implementation guides have been developed by the ACSQHC for use by Australian hospitals and organisations to support the implementation of surveillance for Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (SAB), Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) and Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI).
Podcasts and presentations from the "Art of Good Health and Wellbeing" conference 2011, including the Arts and Health Australia Awards for Excellence are now available
ACSQHC introduces flash training tool on the National Medication Management Plan (MMP)
NHS Live project directory UK database of innovation and improvement projects. Now this is a serious project directory.......
NSW Health & University of Sydney have recently launched a web-based Clinical Ethics Resource for NSW health professionals
Patient and Consumer Centred Care Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, 2011
Guide to Reducing Unintended Consequences of Electronic Health Records Jones, Spencer S and others, RAND for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, September 2011