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Tips and tricks for Comprehensive Care

We've pulled together a video for you with the latest tips and tricks on Comprehensive Care

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The audit’s coming but it’s as easy as ABC,123!

Thursday 13 February - that's the day we Audit Best Care. For those of you who would like a snapshot of what's involved, we have put together a very brief video. Take a look and you'll see that it's as easy as ABC,123

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“Good morning, Western Health”

The teams who work in our communications switchboard have some pretty hectic shifts! Here is a glimpse into their world and how they communicate for patient safety.

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Natasha’s Co-ordinated Care message

Hear from Natasha, our Executive Director of Operations, on how we live Co-ordinated Care

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What do you know about the use of antibiotics?

Did you know that 30-50% of hospital patients are receiving antibiotics at any one time? Find out about the safe and appropriate use of antibiotics.

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Responding to the novel coronavirus

Western Health is taking a wide range of measures to respond to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. We need the cooperation and diligence of all staff and volunteers to help us keep you and our patients and visitors safe.

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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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