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  1. No Unnecessary Tests

    30 Jan 2019

    Description 'No Unnecessary Tests' aims to scale up a successful and proven project at Eastern Health Box Hill Emergency Department focussed on reducing unnecessary tests. A clinician-led approach...

  2. Remote Drug and Alcohol Recovery for the Southern Otways Region

    30 Jan 2019

    Description This project aims to provide specialist alcohol and other drug support services in a rural community utilising telehealth. The project focusses on building regional capacity through...

  3. Delirium prevention project

    18 Jan 2019

    Delirium is a serious medical condition which can cause disturbed thinking and behaviour and fluctuating consciousness...

  4. Utilising telehealth to bridge the gaps in young onset dementia

    18 Jan 2019

    The Melbourne Younger Onset Dementia service at the Royal Melbourne Hospital is one of the few services nationally that can provide the tailored, flexible and expert services to those affected by this...

  5. Antibiotic Allergy Discovery and De-labelling program - reducing the burden of antibiotic allergy on healthcare

    18 Jan 2019

    More than two million Australians report an antibiotic or penicillin allergy. It has been found that 85% of these reported allergies are false and that the allergy can be removed by testing. Having a...

  6. Building an Indigo Age-Friendly Health System Model

    18 Jan 2019

    Rural Victoria is ageing faster, with older residents having higher rates of disease and injury, poorer health outcomes and dying younger, than those in metropolitan Melbourne...

  7. Advance care plans across the health system in rural Victoria

    10 Jan 2019

    Addressing the barriers to increased uptake and communication of Advance Care Plans would also result in consumers and their families having increased choice and control over end-of-life care...

  8. Early intervention palliative and supportive care clinic (The EIC)

    10 Jan 2019

    This project will establish an Early Intervention Palliative and Supportive Care Clinic which will improve timely access to care for referred people diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. This...

  9. Lower complexity urgent care, a new paradigm for rural health services

    10 Jan 2019

    A large number of people from outlying rural towns are travelling to the regional emergency department (ED) for low complexity urgent care. This project aims to relieve people from uncertainty...

  10. Management and care of the jaundiced newborn at home

    10 Jan 2019

    This project enables a pathway of care where babies can be assessed and screened for jaundice in the home with a point of care device (TcB) and a subsequent blood test, Serum Bilirubin (SBR) which can...