Innovation

Neroli Newlyn, S. Sargent, E. McLeod Centre for Education and Research, Royal Hobart Hospital Abstract: The Centre for Education and Research (CER) aims to deliver a clinical education and research service that promotes excellence in practice within the Tasmanian Health...
  • November 29, 2019
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Mrs Juliet Scott1 1THS North-Primary Health, Launceston, Australia Abstract: Acute and chronic wounds are a major problem affecting a significant proportion of the population.  In Australia alone it is estimated that 433,000 people suffer from chronic wounds or non-healing surgical...
  • November 29, 2019
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Dr Siyan Baxter1,2 1Hobart Private Hospital, Hobart, Australia, 2University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia Abstract: Improving conditions and practices in a healthcare setting can be challenging. Responsibility for change often falls on educators and staff development teams. The aim to quickly...
  • November 29, 2019
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Professor Karen Francis1, Dr Kathleen Tori1 1School Of Nursing, University Of Tasmania, Newnham Campus, Launceston, Australia Abstract: Innovative nursing models which address health service gaps are not only required but essential to meet future demands. Nurses and midwives are uniquely...
  • November 29, 2019
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Ms Wendy Mackay1, Ms Anne Wallace1 1Office of the Chief Nurse and Midwife, Department of Health, Hobart, Australia Abstract: The Tasmanian Office of the Chief Nurse and Midwife provides support for Tasmanian nurses and midwives to re-entry the nursing workforce....
  • November 29, 2019
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Dr Louise Nicholson1 1Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Australia Abstract: The RHH Cancer Services nurse- led oncology telephone triage service provides a point of contact for patients and their carers. The aim of the service is early intervention to prevent, reduce...
  • November 28, 2019
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Miss Catherine (*Cathy) Smith1 1THS – North West, Burnie, Australia Abstract: Acute health care focuses on restoring wellness. Whilst some acute hospitals have palliative care beds, end of life care can be on any inpatient ward as a result of...
  • November 28, 2019
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Mrs Rebecca Allan1, Miss Leah Campbell1 1Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Australia Abstract: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) provides treatment and care for children and adolescents up to 18 years and their families who have significant Mental Health disturbance,...
  • November 28, 2019
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