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May 30, 2022

BAU, The Hub: Training and Orientation - Staff Webinar #3 This Thursday

ED Leadership have organised hosted webinars as part of Training and Orientation for SHED Staff to the new MHAOD Accommodations (BAU and The Hub), Our third webinar is this Thursday the 2nd of June from 2:00pm until 3:00pm. Please attend to hear all about our new ways of working in SHED, and ask any questions you may have to our expert panel.

SHED Expansion Project

October 25, 2022

Ambulance Victoria Offload Delay (AVOD) Escalation Framework

Commencing tomorrow 26th October, we are introducing a new Ambulance Victoria Offload Delay (AVOD) Escalation Framework.

Weekly Update SHED Expansion Project News

July 22, 2022

Additional Care Resources in ED

Everything you need to know about the new Additional Care Resources procedure and how it will benefit ED.

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June 21, 2022

Behaviour Assessment Unit (BAU) - Frequently Asked Questions

Please access the BAU Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on unitED, based on Guided Orientation staff feedback.

SHED Expansion Project

June 15, 2022

FHED – Triage Assessment Room Nurse - Roles & Responsibilities

Roles & Responsibilities

June 15, 2022

FHED – Transit Cubicle Nurse - Roles & Responsibilities

Roles & Responsibilities

June 15, 2022

FHED - Winter Demand Model of Care

FHED - Winter Demand Model of Care

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June 15, 2022

BAU, The Hub: Training and Orientation - Webinar Recordings Available

All recordings are now available on unitED for hosted webinars as part of Training and Orientation for SHED Staff to the new MHAOD Accommodations (BAU and The Hub).

SHED Expansion Project

June 09, 2022

Final Staff Webinar Today - BAU, The Hub Training and Orientation

ED Leadership have organised hosted webinars as part of Training and Orientation for SHED Staff to the new MHAOD Accommodations (BAU and The Hub), Our fourth and final webinar is this Thursday the 9th of June from 2:00pm until 3:00pm. Please attend to hear all about our new ways of working in SHED, and ask any questions you may have to our expert panel.

SHED Expansion Project

June 06, 2022

BAU, The Hub: Training and Orientation - Final Staff Webinar This Thursday

ED Leadership have organised hosted webinars as part of Training and Orientation for SHED Staff to the new MHAOD Accommodations (BAU and The Hub), Our fourth and final webinar is this Thursday the 9th of June from 2:00pm until 3:00pm. Please attend to hear all about our new ways of working in SHED, and ask any questions you may have to our expert panel.

SHED Expansion Project

May 27, 2022

BAU, The Hub Physical and Online Training and Orientation Commencing Monday May 30th

Please note that Monday, May 30th, marks the next stage of Training and Orientation to the new Behavioural Assessment Unit (BAU) and The Hub (MHAOD Hub- Level 1 – SHED) for all staff and volunteers who work in the SHED.

SHED Expansion Project

May 26, 2022

Staff Webinar 2 Today - BAU, The Hub Training and Orientation

Our second webinar as part of SHED MHAOD Accommodations (BAU and The Hub) Training and Orientation is today from 2:00pm to 3:00pm. Please attend to hear all about our new ways of working in SHED, and ask any questions you may have to our expert panel.

SHED Expansion Project

May 23, 2022

BAU, The Hub Training and Orientation - Staff Webinar #2 This Thursday

ED Leadership have organised hosted webinars as part of Training and Orientation for SHED Staff to the new MHAOD Accommodations (BAU and The Hub), Our second webinar is this Thursday the 26th of May from 2:00pm until 3:00pm. Please attend to hear all about our new ways of working in SHED, and ask any questions you may have to our expert panel.

SHED Expansion Project

May 19, 2022

Staff Webinar 1 Today - BAU, The Hub Training and Orientation

Our first webinar as part of SHED MHAOD Accommodations (BAU and The Hub) Training and Orientation is today from 2:00pm to 3:00pm. Please attend to hear all about our new ways of working in SHED, and ask any questions you may have to our expert panel.

SHED Expansion Project

May 18, 2022

Don't Forget Your Flu Vax

Western Health 2022 Influenza Prevention Program

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May 16, 2022

BAU, The Hub Training and Orientation - Staff Webinar This Thursday

As part of Training and Orientation for SHED Staff to the new MHAOD Accommodations (BAU and The Hub), ED Leadership have organised hosted webinars. Our first webinar is this Thursday the 19th of May from 2:00pm until 3:00pm. Please attend to hear all about our new ways of working in SHED, and ask any questions you may have to our expert panel.

SHED Expansion Project

May 02, 2022

updatED - MHAOD Accommodations - Transitioning and Commissioning

Today we launch, the transitioning and commissioning program for the MHAOD accommodations in SHED (BAU and The Hub).

SHED Expansion Project

April 30, 2022

Revamping the Ambulance Victoria Offload Model of Care at SHED

On Monday the 2nd May we will be revamping the Ambulance Victoria Offload Model of Care as a strategy to improve the impact of long Ambulance offload delays on patient care. 

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April 26, 2022

RADU - Admission Criteria

The Rapid Assessment and Discharge Unit (RADU) has been operational on Ward 2G - Sunshine Hospital since early March. Please find an updated admission criteria in this new post.

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April 14, 2022

Patient Safety Culture Survey

The Division of Emergency, Medicine and Access, wants to hear about the patient safety culture of your work area.

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April 13, 2022

Deteriorating Patient EDucation Month - Week 4 Webinar

It’s Webinar Thursday! This afternoon, Ainslie Senz, Director of Footscray ED, joins our panel for this educational webinar on the Deteriorating Behaviours in the Emergency Departments.

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April 13, 2022

Deteriorating Patient EDucation Month - Week 4, Video 1

We continue Week 4's focus on Deteriorating Behaviours in ED with a short video presentation from Ainslie Senz, Director - Footscray ED, discussing the BOC chart.

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April 11, 2022

Deteriorating Patient EDuctaion Month– Week 4

Week 4 of Deteriorating Patient EDuctaion Month commences today! Our final topic is Deteriorating Behaviours of Concern.

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April 07, 2022

Deteriorating Patient EDucation Month - Week 3 Webinar

It’s Webinar Thursday! This afternoon, Ruza Capiral, Tiffany Pang (Paediatric Nurse Educators) and Bindu Bali (Acting Paediatric Emergency Medicine Director), join our panel for this educational webinar on the Deteriorating Paediatric Patients in the Emergency Departments.

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April 06, 2022

Deteriorating Patient EDucation Month - Week 3, Video 2

We continue Week 3's focus on the Deteriorating Paediatric Patient in ED with a short video presentation from Tiffany Pang, Paediatric Nurse Educator, Sunhsine ED, - discussing the ViCTOR chart.

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April 04, 2022

The Deteriorating Paediatric Patient

Deteriorating Patient EDucation Month continues with a focus on  The Deteriorating Paediatric Patient.

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March 30, 2022

Deteriorating Patient EDucation Month - Week 2 Webinar

It’s Webinar Thursday! This afternoon, Mardi Vasey, Midwifery educator, joins our panel for this educational webinar on the Deteriorating Obstetric Patients in the Emergency Departments.

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March 27, 2022

Deteriorating Patient EDuctaion Month– Week 2

Today we officially launch the Recognition and Management of the Deteriorating Patient in the Emergency Department (inclusive of Adult and Paediatric) PPG in the Emergency Departments! This week our topic is the The Deteriorating Maternity Patient.

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March 25, 2022

Deteriorating Patient Education Month - Week 1 - Round Up

Today, we invite you to explore the new unitED Deteriorating Patient Education Month page. You will find all the content from this week stored in one convenient location.

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March 23, 2022

Deteriorating Patient EDucation Month - Week 1 Webinar

It’s Webinar Thursday! This afternoon, Jeff Kinsey and Simone Foyle, Footscray ED Clinical Nurse Educators, join our panel for this educational webinar on the Deteriorating Adults in the Emergency Departments.

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March 22, 2022

The Deteriorating Adult Patient

This week we focus on The Deteriorating Adult Patient, starting with a short video presentation from Su Pham, Emergency Physician at Footscray Hospital ED.

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March 21, 2022

Deteriorating Patient EDucation Month Launch

Today, March 21st, marks the launch of Deteriorating Patient EDucation Month in the Emergency Departments. During the next four weeks we will be delivering education and launching a new procedure to support you in providing care for deteriorating patients in our Emergency Departments.

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March 21, 2022

Inaugural Sunshine ED PIPER liaison meeting

Inaugural Sunshine ED PIPER liaison meeting

Weekly Update News

March 11, 2022

EMR Phase 2.1 - Change Champions

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March 09, 2022

EMR Phase 2.1 - FirstNet

EMR Phase 2.1 - FirstNet

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March 08, 2022

Introducing EMR Phase 2.1

The EMR Phase 2.1 Team want to hear from you!

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March 07, 2022

Round Up: Mental Health and AOD Education Month - Week 5

Your summary for Week 5 of Mental Health and AOD Education Month.

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March 06, 2022

RADU Goes Live

RADU Goes Live

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March 02, 2022

Mental Health and AOD Education Month - Week 5 Webinar

It's Webinar Thursday! Here are the details to join this week's hosted webinar for Week 5 of Mental Health and AOD Education Month - today at 2:00pm.

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March 01, 2022

Mental Health and AOD Education Month - Week 5, Video 2

We continue Week 5's focus on Distraction and Calming Strategies and Tools with a short video presentation from Dev Raithaththa, Service Development and Operations Manager, Mental Health, discussing the Distraction and Calming theory and practice in the ED.

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February 28, 2022

Mental Health and AOD Education Month - Week 5

Week 5 of Mental Health and AOD Education Month commences today! Our final topic is Distraction and Calming Strategies and Tools. Resources include new WH Guidelines, staff QRG, Videos, Webinar and WeLearn modules.

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February 25, 2022

Round Up: Mental Health and AOD Education Month - Week 4

Your summary for Week 4 of Mental Health and AOD Education Month.

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February 24, 2022

Reopening of Short Stay Units

The Short Stay Units at Footscray and Sunshine are reopening on Monday 28th February. We are excited to welcome our staff and patients back!

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February 24, 2022

Mental Health and AOD Education Month - Week 4 Webinar

It's Webinar Thursday! Here are the details to join this week's hosted webinar for Week 4 of Mental Health and AOD Education Month - today at 2:00pm.

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February 23, 2022

Mental Health and AOD Education Month - Week 4, Video 2

We continue Week 4's focus on Best Practice AOD Care in ED with a short video presentation from Thileepan Naren, Addiction Medicine Medical Registrar - Drug Health Services, discussing stigma and its serious impact on our patients.

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February 21, 2022

Mental Health and AOD Education Month - Week 4

Week 4 of Mental Health and AOD Education Month commences today! This week's topic is Best Practice Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Care in ED. Resources include new WH Guidelines and staff QRGs, Videos, Webinar and WeLearn modules.

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February 18, 2022

Round Up: Mental Health and AOD Education Month - Week 3

Your summary for Week 3 of Mental Health and AOD Education Month.

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February 18, 2022

Fast Track & Ambulance Victoria Offload Support

Fast Track is back, bigger and better than ever, and we are partnering with ambulance Victoria to improve the offload process for our patients.

SHED Expansion Project News

February 17, 2022

Mental Health and AOD Education Month - Week 3 Webinar

It's Webinar Thursday! Here are the details to join this week's hosted webinar for Week 3 of Mental Health and AOD Education Month - today at 2:00pm.

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February 16, 2022

Mental Health and AOD Education Month - Week 3, Video 3

We have one more Week 3 short video presentation for you. In this video, Daiv Lown, Emergency Physician at Sunshine, discusses Medical Reviews, Patient Discharge, and the Medical Transfer Form for patients with mental health care needs.

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February 15, 2022

Mental Health and AOD Education Month - Week 3, Video 2

We continue Week 3's focus on Best Practice Mental Health Care in ED with a short video presentation from Louise Cooke, Nurse Unit Manager at Sunshine Emergency Department, discussing patient bedside care.

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February 14, 2022

Mental Health and AOD Education Month - Week 3

Week 3 of Mental Health and AOD Education Month commences today! This week's topic is Best Practice Mental Health Care in ED. Resources include new WH Guidelines and staff QRGs, Videos, Webinar and WeLearn modules.

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February 11, 2022

Round Up: Mental Health and AOD Education Month - Week 2

Your summary for Week 2 of Mental Health and AOD Education Month.

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February 10, 2022

Mental Health and AOD Education Month - Week 2 Webinar

It's Webinar Thursday! Here are the details to join this week's hosted webinar for Week 2 of Mental Health and AOD Education Month - today at 2:00pm.

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February 08, 2022

Mental Health and AOD Education Month - Week 2, Video 2

We continue Week 2's focus on the Use of Mechanical Restraints in ED, with a short video presentation from Chris Poropat, Quality and Safety ANUM at Sunshine ED, on staff roles and responsibilities.

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February 07, 2022

Mental Health and AOD Education Month - Week 2

Week 2 of Mental Health and AOD Education Month commences today! This week's topic is Use of Restrictive Interventions. Resources include WH Procedure and new staff QRG, Videos and Webinar, and WeLearn modules.

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February 04, 2022

Round Up: Mental Health and AOD Education Month - Week 1

Your summary for Week 1 of Mental Health and AOD Education Month.

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February 03, 2022

Mental Health and AOD Education Month - Week 1 Webinar

It's Webinar Thursday! Here are the details to join this week's hosted webinar for Week 1 of Mental Health and AOD Education Month - today at 2:00pm.

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February 02, 2022

Mental Health and AOD Education Month - Week 1, Video 3

We have one more Week 1 short video presentation for you. In this video, Malcolm Valdez, CNC with Northwestern Mental Health, discusses Patient Rights and Protections.

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February 01, 2022

Mental Health and AOD Education Month - Week 1, Video 2

We continue Week 1 with a short video presentation from Malcolm Valdez, Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) with Northwestern Mental Health, on Temporary Treatment Orders.

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January 31, 2022

Mental Health and AOD Education Month - Week 1

Today we launch Week 1 of Mental Health and AOD Education Month. This week's topic is What To Know Under The Mental Health Act 2014. Resources include WH Procedure, Videos and Webinar, and WeLearn modules.

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January 27, 2022

Mental Health and AOD Education Month Launch

From Monday January 31st, and for the month of February, we will be delivering education and launching new clinical support tools to support you in providing care for patients with mental health and/or AOD care needs in our Emergency Departments.

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January 19, 2022

SHED & FHED - COVID Peak Surge Model of Care Changes

From Thursday January 20th the COVID Model of Care is being altered in response to Victoria's COVID Peak Surge Status.

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December 08, 2021

The recognisED - 500

We are currently at 404 recognisED nominations for the year - lets push to get to 500 by the end of the year.

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November 26, 2021

SHED - updatED - Friday 26th , November 2021

Important read: a pending change to our COVID - model of care, Advanced Practice Physiotherapy Update, and recognisED nominations

Weekly Update

November 15, 2021

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November 10, 2021

unitED Weekly Update - 10th November, 2021

Weekly Update News

November 10, 2021

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October 06, 2021

SHED weekly update - 6th of October, 2021

Sunshine's SSU move from ground floor to first floor fast track is going ahead on the 7th of October 2021

SHED Expansion Project News

October 01, 2021

SHED - COVID Management Model Of Care Changes

From Wednesday October 6th the standard SHED Model of Care is being altered to reduce the risk of COVID transmission within the department.

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September 29, 2021

SHED Weekly Update - 29th September, 2021

This week, New Resuscitation Area went live. Click here to review the latest information and stay up to date with new QRG's.

SHED Expansion Project News

September 29, 2021

Memorandum - New Resuscitation Area (SHED Expansion)

Click here to read the memorandum from Acting Chief Executive, Natasha Toohey, regarding SHED's New Resuscitation Area

SHED Expansion Project News

September 27, 2021

unitED Weekly Update - 27th September, 2021

Weekly Update SHED Expansion Project News

September 27, 2021

Take-Home Naloxone Project - Sunshine ED

A new quality improvement project at Sunshine Hospital Emergency Department aims to expand the provision of a potentially life-saving medication for the emergency treatment of opioid overdose. Underpinned by the Western Health Best Care framework, this project is a collaboration between Drug Health Services, Pharmacy, and Emergency Medicine, and aims to address an unmet need in a vulnerable population.

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September 22, 2021

SHED Weekly Update - 22nd September, 2021

Hello SHED Team and welcome to your Weekly Update. This week, please remember to take a Guided Tour of the New Resuscitation Area ahead of clinical commencement next Wednesday, 29th September.

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