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Healthcare facility licensing Health

Details: The operation of a health care facility in the ACT is a licensable activity under the Public Health Act 1997. A health care facility is defined by the Public Health (Health Care Facility) Risk Declaration 2021 as a premises where: certain public health risk procedures are performed (see below) or. overnight inpatient services are provided under

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Digital Health Record (DHR) Health

Details: The Digital Health Record is a more detailed record than the My Health Record, which only holds a summary of key health information. For example, the Digital Health Record will include data on observations performed by clinicians, details about who administered a medication and at what time, as well as information from devices such as heart rate monitors.

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Congratulations to the 2022 ACT Nursing and Midwifery …

Details: Outstanding nurses and midwives from across the ACT were honoured last night at the 2022 ACT Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards. The awards recognised exemplary professionalism and service from across private and public health facilities, and community and primary healthcare sectors, during a particularly challenging year. Rebekah Ogilvie

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Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) Health

Details: Treatment. JEV in animals. Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) is a rare but potentially serious infection in humans that is transmitted by a bite from an infected mosquito. …

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Monkeypox in Australia Health

Details: 26 May 2022. Two confirmed cases of monkeypox have been reported in Australia – one in NSW and one in Victoria. Both cases are associated with overseas travel from …

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LGBTIQ+ Health Scoping Study Health

Details: The ACT Health Directorate’s LGBTIQ+ Health Scoping Study looks at the gaps and opportunities for health services for LGBTIQ+ people in the ACT and identifies barriers to …

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Safewards Health

Details: Safewards is a program that encourages staff and clients (including carers, family, and support people) to work together to make the ward safer for everyone. Safer means a …

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Visitors at health facilities Health

Details: Visitors must also continue to complete the ACT health facilities digital screening tool available on the ACT Health App, and receive a green tick, before entering. Masks are …

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Monkeypox (MPXV) Health

Details: The incubation period typically varies from 6 – 13 days from exposure but may be up to 21 days. Symptoms of the illness caused by the monkeypox virus can include fever, chills, muscle …

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Resources for clinicians and delegates Health

Details: Revocation of leave-forensic mental health orders. 15176. 7. 123(6) Revocation of leave granted by relevant official. FMHO-Notification of Detention. 15150. 7. 124(4) Contravention of forensic …

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Recommended screen time limits Health

Details: Recommended screen time limits. It’s recommended that kids younger than two years of age* shouldn’t spend any time watching television or using other electronic media …

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Student Placement Management System – InPlace Network Health

Details: InPlace Network is the placement management system used to coordinate all placements across ACT Public Health services. Students, education providers, clinical …

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Death cap mushrooms Health

Details: Symptoms of death cap mushroom poisoning generally occur 6–24 hours or more after ingestion and include abdominal pains, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. Symptoms may subside for …

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Canberra Health Services

Details: Assistance Quick link: Access for trainers and Administrators Capabiliti Help Desk for Canberra Health Services and ACT Health Directorate Staff . Telephone: (02) 5124 2258 (Ext 42258) …

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Enterprise Agreements Health

Details: The ACT Public Sector Health Professionals Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021 was approved by the Fair Work Commission on 29 May 2019. The enterprise agreement will …

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ACT Health System-Wide Data Health

Details: ACT Health System-Wide Data Review. In February 2017, the Minister for Health and Wellbeing, Meegan Fitzharris MLA, announced a System-Wide Data Review to ensure …

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Free flu vaccination Health

Details: Free flu vaccination. People who are at higher risk of catching influenza virus and developing complications are eligible for a free vaccine under the National Immunisation …

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About Canberra Script Health

Details: No. The use of Canberra Script is voluntary for health practitioners. The information recorded in Canberra Script is authorised by Chapter 6A of the Medicines, Poisons …

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Benefits of physical activity Health

Details: Benefits of regular physical activity. Healthy growth and development including being a healthy weight and reducing the risk of disease like diabetes or cancer later in life. …

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Central Venous Access Device (CVAD) Management

Details: The purpose of this Procedure is to inform staff of the safe management of a Central Venous Access Device (CVAD) in people being cared for at Canberra Health Services (CHS). A …

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Advance care planning (ACP) in the ACT

Details: to your health care providers, understand your health conditions and how they may impact your future health care. Share Give copies of all your advance care planning documents to your …

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Food&ME Health

Details: If you’re a teacher wanting to educate your students on nutrition for good health, then you’ll find Food&ME a big help. Food&ME is a suite of nutrition-focused education resources that …

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School Fundraising and Events Health

Details: During a lesson, ask students to come up with healthier options for school events and get them to promote these ideas to the school community. Support your school’s efforts to …

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Emergency Department Waiting Times Health

Details: Service. Treatment and health advice for one-off, minor injuries and illness. After hours General Practitioner practice for non-emergency care. Open hours. 7.30am to 10pm …

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2021 Allied Health Awards for Excellence Health

Details: Before you begin. Applications for the Allied Health Awards for Excellence are open to all eligible allied health professionals from ACT Health Directorate, Calvary Public Hospital Bruce, …

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Transvaginal Mesh Health

Details: ACT Health has incorporated the findings and recommendations of this report into our response. On 30 November 2017, the Therapeutic Goods Administration removed a …

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Food safety requirements for temporary food stalls

Details: Public Health Officers of the Health Protection Service are responsible for monitoring compliance with food safety laws in the ACT. Public Health Officers may inspect your stall at any time, and …

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Terms of Reference Health

Details: The Review will operate in accordance with the following Terms of Reference. a) Examine and report on the workplace culture of public health care services in the ACT and …

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Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) Equipment …

Details: The role of the Commonwealth Home Support Program Equipment Scheme (CHSEPS) is to assist eligible residences of the ACT who have a life-long disability or frail older people (65 …

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Canberra Hospital Campus Map March 2022

Details: 25 Adult Mental Health Unit 28 Building 28 GP1 Community Dialysis Public hospital buildings Private hospital buildings Administration buildings As of March 2022 Route to National Capital …

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Administration of Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) – Adults …

Details: Approval through the Canberra Hospital and Health Services Drug and Therapeutics Committee is required to achieve funding by Canberra Hospital of the parenteral nutrition solution, …

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MyDHR is inaccessible from this location Health

Details: Call Mental Health Triage on. 1800 629 354 (free call except from mobiles or public phones) or. 6205 1065. Poisons Hotline. For a poison emergency in Australia call. 131126. Drug and …

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Weston Creek Walk-in Centre reverts to dedicated COVID-19

Details: Due to high demand for COVID-19 testing, the Weston Creek Walk-in Centre has reverted to a dedicated testing facility, until further notice. Our staff have been working hard to …

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Nasogastric Tube (NGT) Management Adults – Only

Details: NICE. Nutrition support for adults: oral nutrition support, enteral tube feeding and parenteral nutrition. National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence; 2006 February 2006. Perry, …

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Electrolyte Replacement Guidelines (Adults)

Details: The most current version can be found on the ACT Health Policy Register. Canberra Health Services. Guideline. Electrolyte Replacement Guidelines (Adults) Contents: Contents1: …

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ACT Influenza Surveillance Report No. 3, 2022

Details: Health (Figure). Ninety-seven (97) cases were notified in the last fortnight. Almost all (133/134) cases notified so far in 2022 have been influenza A. Twenty-seven (27) of these had subtype …

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Are you of Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander origin

Details: No, it won’t change the way you are treated by health staff. However, complete and accurate records will ensure timely access to your clinical information and improve the quality of your …

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