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smoking-cessation

10000LivesCQ uses a Senior Project Officer to promote available support services, including Quitline, to increase smoking cessation in CQ.  It works as a catalyst to bring all smoking cessation...

expanding Logan's vestibular service

In 2016, funding was granted to expand the vestibular service to include onsite First Point of Contact (FPOC) Vestibular Physiotherapy and Vestibular Diagnostic Audiology. Within three short years...

Mental Health QAS patient

The assessment and care of people experiencing a mental health crisis prove a challenge for Paramedics on scene, in people's homes and into the Emergency Department (ED).   These often-complex...

breast radiation therapy

Adjuvant radiation therapy (RT) for breast cancer significantly reduces local recurrence and improves long term survival, however can be associated with an increased risk of cardiac mortality with...

Hospital in the Home

Promoting and re-establishing Hospital in the Home (HITH) - Acute Care @ Home (AC@H) service - at Princess Alexandra Hospital.

HITH service is a hospital substitution service of inpatient...

Occupational Therapy assessment

Development and implementation of a student resourced service to provide Engagement Intervention to vulnerable patients at risk of hospital acquired complications. Furthermore, this project allows...

Assessing dizzy patients

Vesticam goggles have been purchased to assist Doctors and physiotherapists in correctly identifying nystagmus in dizzy patients, improving the confidence and accuracy of diagnosis of dizzy...

vaccination

Influenza outbreaks place a significant annual burden on the Australian healthcare system. There is well documented evidence that increasing rates of influenza vaccination, especially amongst high...

woman waiting for caesarean

Development and implementation of a program to optimise recovery after elective caesareans and enable earlier discharge for healthy, well women and their babies after elective caesarean sections (...

concerned patient

An after hours, multidisciplinary team based approach to care for Patients of Concern. Facilitated by the introduction of new nursing and medical leadership positions to provide: proactive...

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Resuscitation Medication Safety (ReMS) is a visual prompt for organising and classifying resuscitation drugs to help reduce cognitive load on staff.  It includes two benchtop...

Mid-stream urine is a frequently performed diagnostic test that relies on patients using correct collection technique to avoid sample contamination. 

Safer Ventilation in Emergency (SaVE) is a bedside resource to promote safe care of the ventilated patient in Emergency Departments (EDs). It assists with:

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The gap in health outcomes between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous people is a well-documented priority area for both National and State Governments....

The Nurse Initiated X-Ray (NIX) project aims to streamline patient care in all areas of the Emergency Department (ED), through early initiation of investigations by nursing...