Initiatives by Category
Aim: The Guidelines are a practical resource for clinicians to assist them in providing standardised care for children and adults who have a gastrostomy tube or device.
Benefits: The Guidelines provide a practical, evidence-based approach to the care of patients with gastrostomy tubes and devices in NSW.
Ready to Implement Added: 8 November 2013|Last updated: 13 July 2015
Aim: To provide introductory information about parenteral nutrition for patients and their carers. Parenteral nutrition is a specialised nutrition solution delivered directly into the bloodstream.
Benefits: Improved information for consumers accessing parenteral nutrition.
Ready to Implement Added: 6 November 2013|Last updated: 20 June 2014
Aim: To develop a high-quality endoscopy reporting system to ensure that an accurate assessment of NSW endoscopy services can be undertaken against accepted patient safety, quality and utility benchmarks.
Benefits: The implementation of a standard EIS across NSW Health will:Provide accurate statewide information on endoscopic procedures carried out in NSW public hospitals; Inform on issues of productivity, activity, costs, and access to services; Facilitate the comparison of services against critical safety and quality benchmarks; Facilitate electronic reporting to the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program’s Register; Enhance the efficiency and accuracy of clinician procedure-reporting through electronic image capture and customisable reporting templates; Allow endoscopic reports to be electronically stored and accessed...
Ready to Implement Added: 5 November 2013|Last updated: 23 September 2014
Aim: To provide health care managers and staff with information to help design and implement services for the best care for patients with hepatitis C in their own environments.
Benefits: Improvements in clinical practice and patient care.
Pre-implementation Added: 8 November 2013|Last updated: 9 December 2014
Aim: It is proposed that the Supervision for Safety project address NSW Health system deficiencies related to supervision at the point of clinical care. Specifically related to ensuring patient care plans are appropriate and deterioration in patient condition is escalated to the most appropriate level.
Benefits: The Supervision project aims to ensure the appropriate support is provided to less experienced clinicians.The expected project outcomes include:Supervision of the clinical workforce is built into core work practices; Supervision is structured to allow clinicians to be trained without compromising patient care; Supervision provided by clinicians at the point of care is appropriate for the level of expertise of the clinicians involved; Practices are in place to establish the level of expertise of less experienced staff; Supervision is treated as...
Pre-implementation Added: 2 June 2014|Last updated: 2 June 2014
Other initiatives related to Gastroenterology:
Agency for Clinical Innovation