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Beating Burnout: Straight from the Horse’s Mouth
Beating Burnout: Straight from the Horse’s Mouth

How does practitioner burnout impact care, and therefore clinical governance?  As Dr Stephen Parnis put it, from his perspective - and in his words - it “laid siege to my energy and my empathy”; “[D]ecisions and procedures that are usually second nature to me, now require considerable effort and cause more angst than they should”; and “[W]e are less efficient, and we are much more likely to make mistakes.”

Burnout
Open Access Resources
Psychological Safety
Workforce
Fostering a culture of safety during COVID-19
Fostering a culture of safety during COVID-19

Dr. Diana Badcock, Chief Medical Officer and Executive Director of Clinical Governance at Bendigo Health describes the steps they are taking to encourage a positive workplace culture in a stressful and volatile working environment and why this is important for safe and quality patient care.

COVID-19/Infection control
Open Access Resources
Workforce
Meet CHRIS: The reporting system that rose to the challenge of sharing real-time bi-national ICU bed capacity data
Meet CHRIS: The reporting system that rose to the challenge of sharing real-time bi-national ICU bed capacity data

Dr. Stephen Warrillow, Director of ICU at Austin Health discusses the level of collaboration it took to get a real-time view of all ICUs to help those responsible for deploying and co-ordinating resources during COVID-19.

COVID-19/Infection control
Data
Open Access Resources
Risk management
Using simulation for workforce upskilling and systems testing
Using simulation for workforce upskilling and systems testing

Tess Vawser from the Epworth talks through the challenge of implementing a COVID-19 rapid education plan and hospital readiness systems testing across multiple sites.

COVID-19/Infection control
Open Access Resources
Training & education
Telehealth triage and clinics for outpatients - the new norm?
Telehealth triage and clinics for outpatients - the new norm?

Wanda Stelmach from Northern Health talks through the challenge of maintaining outpatient clinics during COVID-19.

COVID-19/Infection control
Open Access Resources
Empowerment through communication; guiding our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities through the pandemic
Empowerment through communication; guiding our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities through the pandemic

Dr Hung The Nguyen talks through the challenge of providing accurate health information that is culturally appropriate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities and how his clinic addressed this challenge.

Communication
COVID-19/Infection control
Cultural safety
Engagement
Health literacy
Open Access Resources
Primary & Community Care
COVID 'suspect' testing; challenging the assumptions
COVID 'suspect' testing; challenging the assumptions

Professor Harvey Newnham talks through how Alfred Health is keeping patients suspected of having COVID-19 safe while in the hospital by reducing their time in isolation.

COVID-19/Infection control
Open Access Resources
Resources
COVID-19 workforce planning; prepare for the worst, hope for the best
COVID-19 workforce planning; prepare for the worst, hope for the best

Professor Leanne Boyd talks through eastern health's current workforce plan, which has been designed to respond to a rapid rise (and drop) in the demand for health services.

COVID-19/Infection control
Engagement
Open Access Resources
Workforce
Rapid guideline development in an ever-changing environment
Rapid guideline development in an ever-changing environment

Professor George Braitberg shares the challenges of accurate information and dissemination faced by Melbourne Health in the COVID-19 crisis and what strategies were implemented to mitigate the risk of misinformation.

COVID-19/Infection control
Open Access Resources
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