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Health Round Table highlights Western Health’s approach to VTE Risk Assessment

Western Health’s approach to VTE Risk Assessment was showcased at the Health Round Table Innovations session on June 16, 2020. Focusing on Medication Safety, the session aimed to bring together a multi-disciplinary group of health professionals to identify 'best practice' for safe and effective medicines use in Australasian hospitals.

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Compliment of the week – 12 June 2020

Every single staff member at Western Health – either directly or indirectly, whether clinical staff, non-clinical staff or volunteer - makes a contribution every day to supporting the provision of Best Care and the best experience for our patients. Compliments are real examples of our staff providing Best Care. Through our 'compliment of the week' we acknowledge staff who successfully translate our Vision of delivering Best Care into day-to-day behaviours.

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Compliment of the week – 5 June 2020

Every single staff member at Western Health – either directly or indirectly, whether clinical staff, non-clinical staff or volunteer - makes a contribution every day to supporting the provision of Best Care and the best experience for our patients. Compliments are real examples of our staff providing Best Care. Through our 'compliment of the week' we acknowledge staff who successfully translate our Vision of delivering Best Care into day-to-day behaviours.

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Accreditation Final Report – Congratulations Western Health Staff & Volunteers

Western Health participated in an organisation wide Accreditation against the eight National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards from March 2nd – March 6th, 2020. Western Health received the final Accreditation report from ACHS in May 2020. The report highlights the achievements of Western Health with all nine assessors conveying their positive feedback in relation to our services, advising we have met all of the requirements for continued Accreditation, with no formal recommendations made.

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Digital Innovation Pilot Project – COVID-19 Symptom Monitoring Platform

Western Health is exploring innovative approaches to manage challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Western Health has partnered with a technology start-up, WeGuide, to develop and pilot an easy to use platform for staff to report and monitor their COVID-19 symptoms.

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Monthly updates – KHWD boards

Well done to all wards/areas for the very informative and visually appealing KHWD boards that are displayed across the organisation. Surveyor feedback on the KHWD boards during Accreditation was very positive. As we approach the end of March 2020, now is the time to commence plans for updating your KHWD boards.

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Accreditation Summation

After many months of hard work, on Friday afternoon our staff and volunteers were provided with the opportunity to hear from the surveyors who were responsible for assessing Western Health for accreditation against the eight NSQHS Standards.

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Everyday we Live Best Care

This is what it's all about...

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You sure love to know all about Live Best Care!

Turns out you're all click-happy! Want to know some stats?

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WOW! Your WoW audit results are in!

A summary of the WoW audit results are now available!

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‘Knowing How We’re Doing’ (KHWD) boards

Congratulations – we have successfully implemented the re-designed ‘Knowing How We’re Doing’ (KHWD) boards across all of our Western Health services!

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Comprehensive Care – Falls Algorithm

Have you checked out the new Falls Algorithm on the wards?
Comprehensive Care - Think about the link
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