1st World Sepsis Congress Presentation
13 January 2017 Released
Harvey Lander from the Clinical Excellence Commission in New South Wales, Australia, gave a talk on their highly successful quality improvement initiative "Sepsis Kills": Early Intervention Saves Lives during the 1st World Sepsis Congress.
'Sepsis Kills: Early Intervention Saves Lives'
Dr Harvey Lander - Director, Systems Improvement
4th NSW Aged Health Collaborative Forum
14 October 2016
The CEC recently presented at the 4th NSW Aged Health Collaborative Forum, where the theme was "Collaboration in the Care of Older People". You can view the following videos of presentations by CEC staff.
Carrie Marr - Chief Executive
Ingrid Hutchinson - NSW Falls Prevention Program
Quality & Safety for Older People
Dr Harvey Lander - Director, Systems Improvement
Clinical Leadership Program Graduation
28 July 2016
More than 30 senior clinicians from across NSW have graduated as the 15th Cohort in our Executive Clinical Leadership Program. Chief Executive Carrie Marr and Board Chairman A/Prof Brian McCaughan officiated the graduation from the course which requires participants to develop a quality improvement project and demonstrate how it could be applied in a practical setting.Read the full article about the Cohort 15 Graduation Day
Patient Experience Symposium
5 & 6 May 2016
The 2016 Patient Experience Symposium brought together clinicians, consumers and world experts dedicated to improving the patient experience in health care on May 5 and 6 at Australian Technology Park, Redfern.
With registrations having reached capacity months earlier the event was live-streamed to an additional 1400 viewers around the globe and interaction on the @NSWCEC and partner Twitter accounts was strong.View live streaming highlights
CEC Antimicrobial Stewardship Forum
4 September 2015
On Friday 4 September 2015, the CEC Quality Use of Antimicrobials in Healthcare program hosted a symposium-style education and networking forum on the topic of antimicrobial stewardship. Presentations delivered at this event covered a wide variety of topics including national and NSW initiatives for AMS, methods for monitoring the quantity and quality of antimicrobial use, factors which influence antimicrobial prescribing and the future of AMS within the context of electronic medication management. The event also launched the 5x5 Antimicrobial Audit; a targeted audit, intervention and feedback activity developed by the CEC and piloted by 15 NSW facilities during 2014-15.Read the full article and view presentations from the forum
Medication Reconciliation Workshop
14 August 2015
On Friday, 14 August 2015, the CEC Continuity of Medication Management (CMM) Program hosted a Medication Reconciliation Workshop at Rydges Sydney Central, Sydney. The 70 participants included a mix of pharmacists, nurses, doctors and patient safety managers from across the state. The workshop coincided with the establishment of State-wide Medication Reconciliation Program leads, as well as the release of tools and resources developed by the CEC to assist with the implementation of standardised medication reconciliation processes.Read the full news article and access session presentations
VTE Prevention Program
5 September 2014
On Friday, 5 September 2014, the CEC proudly launched the Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Prevention Program at the Pullman Hyde Park Hotel, Sydney. The 100 guests included a diverse mix of clinicians from Emergency Departments, in-patient and post-operative wards, as well as clinical governance and health executives from across the state.
The launch coincided with the upcoming release of the revised Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism policy directive and the accompanying tools and resources developed by the CEC.Read the full news article and access session presentations
Inpatient Sepsis Pathway Launch
2 May 2014
The Inpatient SEPSIS KILLS program will be launched Statewide in May 2014. Local health districts have commenced work to develop a sustainable process to improve sepsis recognition and management in all wards throughout NSW.
Photo: Dr Tony Burrell and LHD Sepsis Leads at the recent LHD Inpatient Sepsis Workshop February 2014.
Find out how the Inpatient SEPSIS KILLS program is being rolled out to hospital wards here
Pressure Injury Prevention Project Launch
25 March 2014
On Tuesday, 25 March 2014, the CEC, in collaboration with NSW Health Nursing and Midwifery Office, proudly launched the Pressure Injury Prevention Project at The Mint, Sydney to 100 guests. This included wounds specialists, clinicians, senior nurse educators and health executives from across the state.
The launch marked the release of the Pressure Injury Prevention and Management policy and related tools and resources being developed by the CEC, Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI), Health Education and Training Institute (HETI) and HealthShare. The day coincided with Australian Wound Management Association's(AWMA) Wound Awareness Week 2014.
Photo: Susan Pearce, Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, NSW Health delivering the opening address.
View more events here at the CEC Events Archive