Strengthen our patient safety & quality improvement culture2020-12-18T15:36:34+10:00

Strengthen our patient safety & quality improvement cultureStrengthen our patient safety & quality improvement culture

The establishment of drive-through fever clinics, mobile satellite and hotel quarantine assessment clinics have been vital in the Metro North response to COVID-19. Six fever clinics were operating at the peak of COVID-19 screening.
Community clinics
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50%Down arrowREDUCTION
of persisent incontinence
in 2019–20
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METRO NORTH WON A NATIONAL AWARD FROM ACHS FOR ITS WORK ON REDUCING HOSPITAL ACQUIRED COMPLICATIONS

over 1,100
academic peer-reviewed publications, co-authored with clinicians and academics locally, nationally and across more than
65 countries

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are attending more antenatal appointments and delivering healthier babies supported by Ngarrama Royal Midwifery Group.

15%
Down arrowdecrease
In hospital acquired malnutrition

in 2019–20
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hospital acquired complications

Down arrowARE DOWN 4.2%
however falls resulting in a fracture or intracranial injury Up arrow INCREASED BY 12 FROM LAST YEAR and will be a focus for improvement

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Mobile dental vans are being fitted with digital x-ray to speed up treatment for school children. Metro North mobile dental vans and school clinics treat 33,000 adolescents and children each year.Read more

Metro North Mental Health is supporting consumers to quit smoking through the six-week Kick Butts
program.

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4Fs project streamlines patient care

A research project investigating the assessment and treatment of conditions which share common neurological symptoms is improving the way patients are managed during their hospital stay.Read more