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SHED Weekly Update – 22nd September, 2021

September 22, 2021


CEO Update – Earthquake

Our Chief Executive Russell Harrison has released an update today in follow up to this morning’s earthquake which can be viewed here.


Recent and Upcoming Changes to SHED Patient Streaming

As part of Sunshine Hospital adapting to be a COVID streaming hospital, the Sunshine ED is undergoing changes to the zones it has allocated for managing COVID infection risk.

The SHED Leadership Team is committed to keeping you informed and safe in the workplace in responding to these changes.

Please see the latest information and stay updated here.


SHED Expansion – Move Day

New Resuscitation Area opens next Wednesday, 29th September.

After some minor delays related to the re-installation of pendants, the Expansion Team are excited to be opening this  new space.

In preparation for the New Resuscitation Area clinical commencement, a webinar was held last Monday to present information pertinent to the success of the move.

If you are working on the day, either in the resuscitation area or as a clinical lead, you can contact to receive a copy of the webinar and ensure you are up-to-date and ready to play your part with the move!


SHED Expansion – Guided Tours

A reminder that Guided Tours are running for staff orientation at 1000 and 1400, Monday – Friday. All staff are invited.

For those that may struggle to make these times, we encourage you to attend with a buddy who has taken the tour already.

We endeavor to make training and orientation as flexible as possible for you.

If you need assistance in attending these tours, please speak with your line manager or contact

Please remember to sign the sign-in sheet during your tour.


Mad Sock Monday!

Mad Sock Mondays at SHED has really taken off, with some great pictures flooding in!

You can get involved and pick up a pair of crazy socks from Nurse Unit Manager Julie Spencer today – thanks Julie!



Mavis Mitchell Scholarship

The Mavis Mitchell Scholarship is now open, with applications closing the 29th October, 2021.

For more information, go to the Western Health Education Page here.


quality EDucation

Please find the latest QRG updates below in preparation for New Resuscitation Area clinical commencement:

Emergency Call Response & Resuscitation Equipment – SHED QRG

Decontamination Shower Process – SHED QRG

Pneumatic Tube System – SHED QRG

Communication Changes in SHED QRG

External AV Access – SHED QRG

Ambulant Triage Streaming of COVID Positive – SCOVID and Low-Risk COVID to SHED waiting areas QRG



Know a deserving individual? Click here to submit a nomination today!



– Be safe – be smart – be kind, the unitED Team –

– To review previous issues of the Weekly Update, please see here. – 

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