Initiatives to ensure quality and safety in clinical management, eg correct site surgery, right patient right procedure, clinical handover, etc.
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State Cardiac Reperfusion Program - Ambulance Service of NSW
SCRP is a collaborative initiative providing equitable and early access to cardiac reperfusion to metropolitan and rural communities for patients with ST segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI)
Date created: 28 Nov 2012 | Date reviewed: 06 Dec 2012
Reducing Risk by Moving Clinical Handover to the Bedside - South Western Sydney Local Health District
A project to develop a reliable, safe and systematic process for clinical handover. The process should to be easy to use, transportable, identify potential issues or problems and measureable.
Date created: 30 Oct 2008 | Date reviewed: 12 Jul 2012
Communication boards in the ICU - Speech Pathology Respiratory and Critical Care Network
The introduction of communication boards in 5 Intensive Care Units (ICUs) has produced a positive change by increasing staff skills and improving communication with non-verbal patients.
Date created: 23 Sep 2009 | Date reviewed: 20 Jun 2012
Flag and Track - Hunter New England Local Health District
The aim of the Flag and Track program is to provide the opportunity for stroke patients to be reassessed for suitability to undertake a rehabilitation program to improve their quality of life.
Date created: 08 May 2012 | Date reviewed: 29 May 2012
Safe Clinical Handover Program - NSW Health
This project developed the key principles and key elements that must be standard to all scenarios of clinical handover, and methods to implement them.
Date created: 16 Nov 2010 | Date reviewed: 01 Dec 2011
Hamilton Hostel Dysphagia Clinical Practice Improvement Project - Macquarie Hospital
This multidisciplinary project improved staff awareness of the identification and management of dysphagia for all clients in Hamilton Hostel. Interventions included speech pathology and occupational therapy assessments, as well as menu review.
Date created: 15 Jun 2011 | Date reviewed: 30 Sep 2011
Caring for Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia Patients - Central Coast Local Health District
Following the closure of the dedicated Confused and Demented Elderly unit on the Central Coast, the Behavioural Assessment (BA) team was formed to address the gap identified between community, hospital and residential aged care facilities (RACF) in the management of residents with Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD).
Date created: 04 Jul 2011 | Date reviewed: 26 Jul 2011
Care Zoning - Guy, Stuart
A pragmatic approach to enhance the understanding of clinical needs as it relates to clinical risks in acute mental health inpatient settings.
Date created: 04 Jul 2011 | Date reviewed: 19 Jul 2011
ISBAR Clinical Handover Project - Hunter New England Area Health Service
Hunter New England Area Health Service are seeking to assess whether a standardised format for communication can improve patient outcome and increase clinician job satisfaction.
Date created: 17 Mar 2009 | Date reviewed: 16 Sep 2010
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