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Rapid Access for Patients Imminent Delivery (RAPID) Project

  Best available evidence shows that the decision to delivery interval (DDI) and emergency caesarean section (CS) should be no more than 30-60 minutes if maternal or fetal compromise is to be prevented. Bentley Health Service (BHS)…
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Does Immersive Medical Emergency Treatment Response Simulation Improve Self Efficacy?

A medical emergency team (MET) response requires an integrated and coordinated approach if optimal patient outcomes are to be achieved. Enhanced learning through simulation training has been used successfully to improve both technical and non-technical…
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Two Person IV Medication Administration

Background: This project aimed to evaluate the safety, efficiency and cost of a two person independent IV medication administration procedure to the bedside compared to current single person IV medication administration. A secondary…
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Comprehensive Care Making Health Care Delivery Safer

                                                   The WA Nurses Memorial Charitable Trust has awarded $10,000 to the Comprehensive Care (CC) Project led by Dr Heather Kidd, Nursing Director…
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Implementation of Visual Risk Alerts at Royal Perth Hospital (RPH).

RPH recognised that there were significant gaps in how the risk of patient aggression was communicated to staff, in particular those with limited or no access to patient documentation, electronic patient information systems or verbal handover. The…
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Flagging Systems

Update! Alert Systems in use at Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) for Patient Aggression, How they Affect Identified High Risk Staff Groups and Alert Systems in Similar Hospitals.  RPH has a significant organisational and occupational safety and…