Tag: acute healthcare


Overcoming HINH challenges with Advance Care Planning

Ageing Australians make up the largest consumer group of healthcare. The risk of developing hospital acquired iatrogenic complications for older patients led to the development of hospital avoidance programmes, which aim to provide care in the patients’ own environment, such as their home or Nursing Home. With a team of nurses, general practitioners and aged…

9 Apr 2014, by Informa Insights


Physical Intervention Training – Protecting your workforce through Maybo®

As Australia’s leading security company, MSS Security has unrivalled experience in protecting some of the nation’s most high profile sites, including those in the health sector. Many years of experience allows MSS Security to appreciate the diversity within healthcare as well as the unique challenges it provides when recruiting and training security officers. With this understanding,…

9 Oct 2013, by Informa Insights


Key success factors in implementing the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist

The World Health Organization (WHO) developed the Surgical Safety Checklist (SSC) to help healthcare professionals minimise the most common and avoidable risks endangering the lives and well-being of surgical patients. We have asked some of our speakers participating in the 5th Annual Operating Theatre Management conference what has been their most significant step toward successfully…

28 Jun 2013, by Informa Insights


Developing a scope of practice for Assistants in Nursing

Implementing the Assistants in Nursing (AIN) role in hospitals and health services brings a number of challenges for organisations.  We had the chance to speak to Darrin Cowan, Clinical Nurse Consultant at Northern Sydney Local Health District, NSW Health  the importance of a scope of practice for AINS and his experience at Northern Sydney Local…

26 Jun 2013, by Informa Insights


Q&A with Peninsula Health’s Bill Faulkner: Preventing hospital readmissions

We had the opportunity to pick the brain of Bill Faulkner, Team Leader/Care Coordinator, HARP Community Care Coordination, Rosebud Community Health, Peninsula Health who'll be speaking at the 3rd Annual Reducing Hospital Readmissions & Discharge Planning Conference 2012 on 30-31 July 2012 in Melbourne. What has been the most challenging aspect of your work in…

19 Jun 2012, by Informa Insights


Productive Ward Conference 2011

In conjunction with the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement, we'd like to present The Productive Ward Conference 2011. This conference has been born out of the feedback of several of our health events. The Productive Ward Series and Programme has been developed in the UK by the National Health Service and has been rolled…

11 Oct 2011, by Informa Insights