• How to Make Mental Health “Core Business” in Emergency Departments

    First implemented in 2012, the intervention involves locating an extended hours Mental Health Liaison Nursing service within the Department in order to engage with mental health patients “as close to the front door of the ED as possible.”  Based on success at RPAH, NSW Health invited the research team to undertake a 12-month trial of … Read more

  • Implementing Best Practice to Identify Cerebral Palsy in Infants

    There is strong evidence that a novel video-based technique, the General Movements (GMs) assessment, is an accurate and effective tool for the early identification of infants at risk of CP. Despite this, GMs was not routinely used by the Childrens Hospital Westmead to assess its infant surgical population – a cohort with known risk factors … Read more