The first day of the Clinical Excellence Showcase 2019 has just wrapped up. Showcase lets us come together to recognise and celebrate people delivering remarkable healthcare improvements across Queensland Health.
Katrina Hanson, known as ‘Teenie’ in the community, is a mental health worker at the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service in Mackay.
Queensland is the first jurisdiction in Australia to launch a sepsis awareness campaign. Could this be sepsis? was launched in June.
The bariatric surgery initiative aims to improve the health of approximately 260 Queenslanders living with both obesity and diabetes.
Brisbane man Nick Moreau struggled with suicidal thoughts for more than a decade. An unhappy atmosphere at home was the catalyst for his downward spiral. Dark thoughts became his new normal.
Almost 100 projects from across Queensland have been put centre stage and given the platform for scale and spread thanks to the Clinical Excellence Showcase.
Queensland Health is piloting Getting it Right First Time (GiRFT) in its hospitals as part of the Minister’s priority Delivering what matters in orthopaedic care.
Centre for Leadership Excellence are currently partnering with nine hospital and health services (HHSs), including the Torres and Cape HHS, Cairns and Hinterland HHS, North West HHS, West Moreton HHS, Mackay HHS, Townsville HHS, Central Queensland HHS, Sunshine Coast HHS, and Children’s Health Qld
When intravenous antibiotics are the only specific medical treatment for sepsis, how can we promote sepsis awareness and early identification without encouraging antibiotic overuse?
Queensland Health is working with consumers and clinicians across the care continuum to increase patient choice of care settings and the quality and safety of care provided.