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Allied Health at RBW’s Hospital used as first contact to reduce outpatient waiting lists

Categories: Allied Health, Innovation | Author: Matt Stewart | Posted: 11/11/2015 | Views: 1476
Collaborating extensively with Surgical/Medical specialties, the team at Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital implemented 7 new clinical service redesigns with Allied Health in first contact roles. The redesigns were unique, establishing new clinical governance, data reporting processes and partnerships with referring GPS and networks.

In 7 months they have reduced waiting lists significantly. 80% of patients discharged from First Contact Allied Health clinics have not required surgical/medical specialist consultation.

Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital's innovation presentation is available to HRT members by clicking here.

Other hospital’s innovations from the 2015 Allied Health Improvement Group Meeting are available by clicking here.
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