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Novel coronavirus and the importance of correct technique with PPE

Correct technique with use of Personal Protective Equipment is essential to prevent spread of infection, including the novel coronavirus.

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Tour with Tara and check out the Footscray lab!

Join Tara, Senior Medical Scientist – Haematology & Blood Bank as she walks us through the lab and learn about all about 'Best Labels for Best Care'!

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Why give 2 when 1 will do?

Patient Blood Management (PBM) improves patient outcomes by improving the patient’s medical and surgical management in ways that boost and conserve the patient’s own blood. 
As a consequence of better management, patients usually require fewer transfusions of donated blood products thus avoiding transfusion-associated complications.
Why give 2 when 1 will do?

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Narelle’s Right Care message

Hear from Narelle, our Director of Quality, Safety & the Patient Experience, on how we live Right Care

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NSQHS Standard live PubMed searches

In support of Right Care and clinical practice that aligns with the NSQHS Standards, WH staff can access a new suite of NSQHS Standard live PubMed searches developed by ALIA and Health Libraries Australia

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Partnering for Best Care – what does it mean for Ruta?

How caring for Ruta, within the Continence Collaborative framework, enabled her to live a life free of leakages, infections, pain and fears. Ruta talks honestly and openly about what partnering means to her.

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Meet Lucky Lucy!

Lucy Nash, Acting Maternity Operations Manager is our 1000th staff member to complete the Accreditation - know your standards WeLearn package.

Lucy chats about her experience with the package, the Live Best Care site and how she and her team are getting ready for Accreditation.

Congratulations Lucky Lucy and please enjoy two movie vouchers on us!

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Accreditation Survey Week is here

Access the 2-6 March Accreditation Survey Timetable and information about the Surveyors

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Kieran’s story about Best Care

Hear from Kieran about how partnering with patients can support Best Care

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Patient First

Do you know what 'Patient First' is and how to describe it to an Accreditation Surveyor?

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Paul’s Safe Care message

Hear from Paul, our Chief Medical Officer, on how we live Safe Care

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Medication Safety – behind the scenes in our sterile suite!

Medication safety is always a priority for our Pharmacy Services.
Watch a video of Selina and Sybille giving us a behind the scenes look at medication safety in the sterile suite at Footscray Hospital.

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