Prevent harm and increase reliability of care2020-12-18T09:51:03+10:00

Prevent harm and increase reliability of carePrevent harm and increase reliability of care

Decrease in cardiac complications3.4%
DECREASE
IN CARDIAC
COMPLICATIONS

in 2019–20
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Woodford Corrections Health has significantly reduced its medication error rate from 3.19% to 0.42% with the introduction of a new medication packaging system. Health staff provide around 2,700 doses of medication daily.
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Redcliffe Hospital has appointed Metro North’s first Sepsis Clinical Nurse Consultant to implement adult and paediatric care pathways for patients with potentially life-threatening sepsis.Read more
Rate of healthcare associated staph aureus bloodstream infections
0.77%
BELOW THE NATIONAL TARGET OF 1.0%
in 2019–20
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Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital has improved blood specimen accuracy with a new protocol and staff education program. Blood specimen errors have  reduced by 50% since the program started. Read more

The Smarter Smiles program has been piloted at the Dakabin State High School over the past two years to improve access to Metro North Oral Health Services for adolescents at higher risk of dental decay. 72% of Year 7 students consented to the program in 2020, and 56% of students received preventive treatments.Read more
23.5%
REDUCTION IN
gastrointestinal
bleeding complications

in 2019–20
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