Operating Theatre Efficiency Strategies
Following the Auditor-General’s report, Performance Audit: Managing operating theatre efficiency for elective surgery, the ACI will work with the Ministry of Health (MoH) to support Local Health Districts (LHDs) in meeting three of seven recommendations outlined in the report and assigned to ACI.
Increased collaboration and support for operating theatre efficiencies.
The three recommendations within the Auditor-General’s report which have been assigned to ACI are:
- Strengthen operating theatre management
- Improve efficiency measures
- Identify strategies to enhance operating theatre capacity for elective surgery.
The Auditor-General’s report, Performance Audit: Managing operating theatre efficiency for elective surgery, was released in July 2013. Seven recommendations were provided to support LHDs improve surgery and operating theatre efficiency.
- Ministry of Health
- Local Health Districts
- Surgical Services Taskforce
|20 September 2013||Theatre efficiency workshop|
Key Date (location) Pilot Site Implementation Site
To be developed.
An EOI has been released for nominations to participate in three working groups aimed at making recommendations to support the development of the planned operating theatre efficiency guidelines.
Manager, Surgical Services
02 9464 4644
Director, Surgery, Anaesthesia and Critical Care
02 9464 4604
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