Improve outcomes of care2020-12-18T15:36:26+10:00

Improve outcomes of care

Brighton Brain Injury Service (BBIS) has supported MarkBrighton Brain Injury Service (BBIS) has supported Mark to return home more than four years after a devastating brain haemorrhage. In 2020, more than 30 BBIS patients have safely returned home or transferred to supported accommodation. Read more

Dietitians have developed new protocols for nasogastric feeding for patients with dysphasia. The protocol allows treating nurses and doctors to begin feeding without waiting for a dietitian review. Read more

Code Stroke, an initiative of The Prince Charles Hospital’s Acute Stroke Service, was introduced to activate a targeted hospital-wide emergency response to support patients who suffer a stroke while in hospital. In 2019, 25.5% of TPCH stroke admissions were inpatients. Read more

Two people talking1,558,938
outpatients occasions of service
in 2019–20
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decrease
neonatal birth trauma

in 2019–20
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Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital is engaging new dads in the maternity process and equipping them with the emotional skills for parenthood. 93% of parents found the inclusion of ‘emotional transition to parenthood’ education in antenatal classes useful or very useful. Read more

Virtual care has increased

Virtual care has increased patient access to specialist care closer to home during the pandemic. At the height of our response to COVID-19, Metro North was delivering two-thirds of specialist outpatient appointments virtually. Read more

27,650
Telehealth outpatient occasions of
service events

55.1%Up arrowINCREASE

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Starting Well Initiative – a partnership approach to antenatal and postnatal care

A new pathway of care for pregnant women in Caboolture is helping ensure babies have a great start to life.Read more

Better Together Medication Access launches across Metro North

A first-of-its-kind pharmaceutical program launched across Metro North Hospital and Health Service in October to give greater access to medications for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients visiting its facilities. Read more