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  1. Building an Indigo Age-Friendly Health System Model

    29 Dec 2018

    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...

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

    29 Dec 2018

    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...

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

    28 Dec 2018

    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...

  4. Delirium prevention project

    28 Dec 2018

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

  5. A Safe Haven Cafe for mental health consumers

    03 Nov 2017

    Safe Haven Café will provide a safe, therapeutic environment to offer respite and peer support with resources made available. The concept has been introduced successfully in the UK where they have...

  6. Developing ambulatory surgical management of miscarriage and abnormal bleeding

    03 Nov 2017

    This project will develop a new model of care where a short procedure for miscarriage management is performed in an outpatient setting under oral sedation and a local anaesthetic block...

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

    03 Nov 2017

    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. Novel models of care for patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders

    03 Nov 2017

    This project will implement a nurse-led, but medically supported clinic to safely diagnose patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders, and send them straight to evidence based effective...

  9. Management and care of the jaundiced newborn at home

    03 Nov 2017

    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...

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

    03 Nov 2017

    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...