Engagement success stories2021-08-26T14:48:31+10:00

Engagement success stories

Metro North staff from many different services and disciplines engage with various partners and consumers to improve care. Read some of our engagement success stories below.

The Safe Space project: A first for Metro North Health

The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) Safe Space is one of the first of eight pilot sites in Queensland to commence operating in January 2021 as a crisis support services for people presenting to the Emergency Department experiencing mental health crisis or distress.

On the ROADS to recovery

The Released Offender Alcohol and Drug Support (ROADS) is a trial project offered to people who have recently been released from prison with an identified history of substance use.

Foot care journey: visual guide a winning formula

Podiatrists in Community and Oral Health identified through their observations that people referred to the service were often confused about how and where they should access services; and once accessed, how they should flow through the service.

Designed by community: The Intensive Care Unit of the Future

The “Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Future” project is a global initiative, led by The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) Critical Care Research Group. The project uses a collaborative co-design approach, putting patients at the centre of ICU design.

Aphasia research set to make important improvements for patients

Researchers from the Queensland Aphasia Research Centre (QARC) have completed stage one of the group’s first project - co-design services for people with post-stroke aphasia a condition that affects a person's ability to express and understand written and spoken language.