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CAHS Community Health Policies, Procedures and Resources (Client and Staff) - EUCP Policy
WACHS has endorsed the CAHS Community Health Policies, Procedures and Resources (Client and Staff).
Cancer Institute NSW Standard Cancer Treatments - eviQ - EUCP Policy
WACHS has endorsed the Cancer Institute NSW - Standard Cancer Treatments - eviQ for use in clinical practice.
Cardiac Thrombolysis Pack Information Sheet
This information sets out the contents (and related forms) for a cardiac thrombolysis pack which is to be kept in all Emergency Departments / Services to ensure quick and timely reperfusion for patients who require it.
Cardioversion Clinical Practice Standard
The purpose of this policy is to establish minimum practice standards for the care and management of patients requiring Cardioversion throughout the WA Country Health Service (WACHS).
Care and Discharge of Persons in Custody Policy
From time to time, persons in custody may present for emergency, inpatient or other services at public hospitals. This policy describes the processes, roles and reponsibilities when a person in custody is visiting or receiving care at WACHS site.
Care Location for Acutely Unwell MPS Aged Care Residents Flowchart
This flowchart supports MPS staff in making decisions regarding the appropriate care location for MPS residents who are injured or become acutely unwell.
Care of the Deceased Policy
This policy and related documents are to be implemented in a manner that respects the dignity of the deceased and meets the medico-legal requirements of the organisation without adding to the distress of the family. The deceased, their family and carers are to be treated with respect at all times.
Caregiver's Daily Medication Diary Addendum
This is a caregiver's daily medication diary.
Carer Procedure - Goldfields Mental Health Service
The GMHS acknowledges the capacity of non-professional carers and advocates and the contribution made to support and care for people with mental health problems and mental health disorders, thus establishing and maintain mechanisms for the involvement of carers in provision of service.
Caring for Children in the Workplace Policy
There are exceptional emergency situations where children may need to be in the workplace. This policy outlines the conditions where this may be accommodated.
Case Management Procedure - Goldfields Mental Health Service
This document outlines the case management procedure which is a collaborative process of assessment, planning, treatment, care facilitation, and advocacy to meet an individual's holistic needs to promote recovery.
Central Venous Access Device (CVAD) Management - Clinical Practice Standard
The purpose of this policy is to establish minimum practice standards for the insertion, management and removal of central venous access devices (CVAD) within WACHS. Note: While this CPS is regarding venous access devices, a minor appendix relating to arterial ports is included in lieu of a separate policy document.
Change in Resident Health - Staff Responsibilities Procedure - Augusta Leeuwin Lodge
This procedure sets out the monitoring and response requirements of staff to residents' health changes.
Chaperone Policy
This policy sets out how the WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is to provide an environment to ensure the safety and comfort of patient by offering a chaperone to attend intimate or other clinical examinations if required.
Checking and Ordering S4R and S8 Medications at Remote Clinics Procedure
This procedure's aim is to reduce the risk of loss or theft of restricted medication while in transit to or from the Remote Area Clinic (RAC).
Chemotherapy Administration Clinical Practice Standard
This CPS has been endorsed for use by WACHS and should be applied to the WACHS clinical practice context until it is transitioned completely to a WACHS CPS.
Chest Drain Management - WACHS Clinical Practice Standard
The purpose of this policy is to establish minimum practice standards for the care and management of chest drains throughout the WA Country Health Service (WACHS).
Chest Pain and Acute Coronary Syndrome Clinical Practice Standard
This CPS has been endorsed for use by WACHS and should be applied to the WACHS clinical practice context until it is transitioned completely to a WACHS CPS.
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service Resources EUCP Policy
The WACHS endorses eleven (11) Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Resources as evidence based recommended practice for use by Medical, Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health staff.
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Access Criteria Policy
This policy describes access to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) within the WA Country Health Service (WACHS). CAMHS must be accessible to children and their families, and meet the needs of the community in a timely manner.
Chronic Conditions Alert Procedure
This procedure outlines the requirements for clinical staff (medical / nurse / allied health) to ensure correct and consistent application of the Chronic Conditions Alert. It outlines the integration between the clinical, administrative, and Regional Health Information Management (HIM) processes that are to occur within the WA Country Health Service (WACHS).
Cleaning Clinical Equipment Procedure - Great Southern
This procedure sets out the delineation of responsibility for bedside clinical equipment cleaning.
Clinical Audit Policy
The WA Country Health Service seeks to drive service improvements within the system to obtain better health outcomes for consumers. WACHS provides direction and guidance to all staff to ensure the processes for hospital and non hospital clinical audit activities at all levels of the organisation are reliable, valid and timely.
Clinical Audit Proposal and Guidance Form
This form is to be completed for all proposed WACHS clinical audits.
Clinical Escalation of Acute Physiological Deterioration including Medical Emergency Response Policy
This policy addresses the requirements for early recognition of acute physiological deterioration and clinical escalation, including Medical Emergency Response (MER) for adult, maternity, newborn and paediatric patients, inclusive of mental health inpatients and aged care residents within WACHS healthcare facilities. Where a MER is required outside the health campus, ambulance assistance is to be sought by dialling 000 (WACHS staff may be first responders).
Clinical Image Photography and Videography Policy
The purpose of this policy is to provide governance and a policy framework for the WA Country Health Service in relation to the capture, storage and management of clinical images, excluding radiological medical imaging, for clinical care and related purposes, and to ensure that all WACHS staff and contractors are aware of their responsibilities and professional accountabilities for safeguarding the confidentiality and integrity of clinical images.
Clinical Midwife Specialist (Endorsed) Policy
Endorsed Midwives, employed by WACHS (CMS - Endorsed) can prescribe and order diagnostics as per the current legislation to support the delivery of safe and high quality maternal and newborn health care within the WA Country Health Service. This policy provides a standardised governance process and defines the employment pathways for Endorsed Midwives within specific organisational settings. CMS - Endorsed positions will not be supplemental workforce and will be an alternative for existing clinical midwife positions.
Clinical Observations and Assessments CPS (physiological, neurovascular, neurological and fluid balance)
The purpose of this policy is to establish minimum practice standards for physiological (vital signs), neurovascular, neurological and fluid balance observations and assessments throughout the WA Country Health Service.
Clinical Pathology-Investigation Communication Process Flowchart - Wheatbelt
Clinical pathology/investigation communication process for the Wheatbelt.
Clinical Product Evaluation Policy
This policy outlines the process for the evaluation of introduction of clinical products into a clinical area to minimise these risks.
Clinical Products Complaint Policy
The use of clinical products can result in clinical, financial and operational risks. This policy outlines the process for the reporting of products that do not meet expected clinical performance requirements.
Clinical Risk Assessment and Management Procedure - Goldfields Mental Health Service
The aim of this document is to assist the Goldfields Mental Health Service (GMHS) clinicians to implement the CRAM policy and make informed judgements pertaining to risks.
Clinical Service Planning Policy
This policy defines what is a service strategy, a service planning and why plan, provides an outline of the service planning context, describes the cycle of strategy and planning through to review or evaluation, outlines the governance and accountabilities for service strategy development and service planning, describes the key principles underpinning services planning and outlines the service planning process.
Clinical Supervision of Junior Doctors Policy
WACHS employs junior doctors in a variety of locations throughout the state. While locations and service types will vary, WACHS recognises that adequate and appropriate supervision is critical to the training and development of junior doctors. This policy sets out the requirements for supervision of junior doctors.
Clinical Supervision Procedure - Kimberley Mental Health and Drug Service
This procedure sets out how the Kimberley Mental Health and Drug Service (KMHDS) provides staff with the opportunity to access clinical supervision.
Clinical Support Resources Policy
The WACHS endorses for use, evidence based clinical support resources from other WA Health Services and external organisations in addition to clinical policy resources developed by WACHS clinicians. These endorsed resources are searchable via the WACHS HealthPoint Policies webpage, and selected high use resources are also accessible via the WACHS Clinical Support Resources intranet webpage.
Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Monitoring for Clinical Services in WACHS Mental Health
This policy provides guidance for the responsible use and appropriate management of CCTV for clinical purposes across all WACHS Mental Health sites.
Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Release Information Sheet - Wheatbelt
This information sheet is designed to provide Wheatbelt Health Service Managers, site staff and Infrastructure and Support Service staff how to process and release Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) footage to police.
Clostridium Difficile Procedure - Case Definition for Collection of Specimen
This document outlines the infection control procedures to aid in the prevention of transmission of C.Difficile at the Kalgoorlie Hospital.
Code Black - Personal Threat Preparedness and Response Procedure - Fitzroy Crossing Hospital
A Code Black is a call for assistance, when any individual (staff, patient or visitor) is at personal threat of harm from an act of aggression. This document outlines the response procedure for a Code Black call.
Code Black - Personal Threat Procedure - Broome Hospital
A Code Black is a call for assistance, when any individual (staff, patient or visitor) is at personal threat of harm from an act of aggression. This document outlines the response procedure for a Code Black call.
Code Black - Personal Threat Procedure - Derby Hospital
A Code Black is a call for assistance, when any individual (staff, patient or visitor) is at personal threat of harm from an act of aggression. This document outlines the response procedure for a Code Black call.
Code Black - Personal Threat Procedure - Halls Creek Hospital
A Code Black is a call for assistance, when any individual (staff, patient or visitor) is at personal threat of harm from an act of aggression. This document outlines the response procedure for a Code Black call.
Code Black - Personal Threat Procedure - Hedland Health Campus
The purpose of this procedure is to outline the emergency responses to an armed or unarmed personal threat, active shooter on site or where it is suspected a child or infant has been abducted.
Code Black - Personal Threat Procedure - Kununurra Hospital
A Code Black is a call for assistance, when any individual (staff, patient or visitor) is at personal threat of harm from an act of aggression. This document outlines the response procedure for a Code Black call.
Code Black - Personal Threat Procedure - Midwest
The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) - Midwest actively encourages a safe workplace by supporting staff, to identify and manage personal threats in the workplace. This procedure sets out how aggression is to be addressed and managed in a clinical capacity, ensuring limited risk to staff.
Code Black - Personal Threat Procedure - Newman Hospital
The purpose of this procedure is to outline the emergency responses to an armed or unarmed personal threat, active shooter on site or where it is suspected a child or infant has been abducted.
Code Black - Personal Threat Procedure - Nickol Bay Hospital
The purpose of this procedure is to outline the emergency responses to an armed or unarmed personal threat, active shooter on site or where it is suspected a child or infant has been abducted.
Code Black - Personal Threat Procedure - Onslow Hospital
The purpose of this procedure is to outline the emergency responses to an armed or unarmed personal threat, active shooter on site or where it is suspected a child or infant has been abducted.
Code Black - Personal Threat Procedure - Paraburdoo Hospital
The purpose of this procedure is to outline the emergency responses to an armed or unarmed personal threat, active shooter on site or where it is suspected a child or infant has been abducted.
Code Black - Personal Threat Procedure - Roebourne Hospital
The purpose of this procedure is to outline the emergency responses to an armed or unarmed personal threat, active shooter on site or where it is suspected a child or infant has been abducted.
Code Black - Personal Threat Procedure - Tom Price Hospital
The purpose of this procedure is to outline the emergency responses to an armed or unarmed personal threat, active shooter on site or where it is suspected a child or infant has been abducted.
Code Black - Personal Threat Procedure - Wyndham Hospital
A Code Black is a call for assistance, when any individual (staff, patient or visitor) is at personal threat of harm from an act of aggression. This document outlines the response procedure for a Code Black call.
Code Black - Personal Threat Response at Remote Area Clinics Procedure
A Code Black is a call for assistance, when any individual (staff, patient or visitor) is at personal threat of harm from an act of aggression. This document outlines the response procedure for a Code Black call at remote area clinics.
Code Black Personal Threat Procedure - Wheatbelt
This procedure sets out the response for a Code Black Personal Threat for the Wheatbelt (including the use of Personal and Fixed Duress Alarms).
Code Blue - Obstetrician and-or Paediatrician Procedure - Bunbury Hospital
Maternity and newborn care is a specialised area and is often already staffed by the most appropriate responders to clinical deterioration. This procedure is to provide further clarification of the specialist staff to be contacted immediately and the actions required in the event of suspected clinical deterioration of the maternal or neonatal patient within the Maternity Unit of Bunbury Hospital.
Code Blue Emergency Bell Testing Procedure - Albany Health Campus
In compliance with the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards (version 2) - Standard 8.8, there is a requirement for Raulands Australia to test 100% of the emergency buttons and 20% of all other buttons at the Albany Health Campus (AHC) on an annual basis. This document outlines how this is to be coordinated through Infrastructure and Support Services.
Code Brown - Emergency Response Procedures - South West Health Campus
Code Brown - South West Health Campus An external emergency is defined as a multi-casualty incident that stretches or overwhelms the available health resources, e.g. aircraft crash, structural collapse, explosion.
Code Brown - External Emergency Preparedness and Response Procedure - Kununurra Hospital
This procedure describes the emergency response required when a Code Brown External Emergency has been activated for the Kununurra Hospital and Coolibah Centre.
Code Brown - External Emergency Preparedness and Response Procedure - Wyndham Hospital
This document sets out the response procedure at the Wyndham Hospital if a Code Brown - External Emergency is declared.
Code Brown - External Emergency Procedure - Augusta Hospital
This is the Code Brown - External Emergency response for the Augusta Hospital.
Code Brown - External Emergency Procedure - Boyup Brook Hospital
This is the Code Brown - External Emergency response for the Boyup Brook Hospital.
Code Brown - External Emergency Procedure - Bridgetown Hospital
This is the Code Brown - External Emergency response for the Bridgetown Hospital.
Code Brown - External Emergency Procedure - Broome Regional Health Campus
This document sets out the graduated response required upon the event of a Code Brown External Emergency.
Code Brown - External Emergency Procedure - Collie Hospital
This is the Code Brown - External Emergency response for the Collie Hospital.
Code Brown - External Emergency Procedure - Geraldton Hospital
This procedure outlines the responses required when a Code Brown - External Emergency is declared.
Code Brown - External Emergency Procedure - Harvey Hospital
This procedure outlines the response and roles and responsibilities of staff when a Code Brown External Emergency occurs.
Code Brown - External Emergency Procedure - Nannup Hospital
This is the Code Brown - External Emergency response for the Nannup Hospital.
Code Brown - External Emergency Procedure - Warren Hospital
This procedure outlines the response and roles and responsibilities of staff when a Code Brown External Emergency occurs.
Code Brown - External Emergency Response Procedure - Derby Hospital
This procedure outlines the response required when a Code Brown is declared at the Derby Hospital.
Code Brown - External Emergency Response Procedure - Fitzroy Crossing Hospital
The provision of emergency health services at the Fitzroy Crossing Hospital is based on the principle of a graduated response commencing at a local level, with a gradual escalation to a district response and state level as required with time. This procedure describes the Local Health Emergency Response for the Fitzroy Crossing Hospital.
Code Brown - External Emergency Response Procedure - Halls Creek
This procedure sets out the graduated response required upon the event of a Code Brown External Emergency.
Code Brown - External Emergency Response Procedure - Margaret River Hospital
This is the Code Brown - External Emergency response for the Margaret River Hospital.
Code Brown - Major External Emergency Response at Remote Area Clinics Procedure
This procedure describes the Local Health Emergency Response for One Arm Point, Lombadina, Looma, Warmun, Kalumburu, Bayulu, Mowanjum, Noonkanbah, Wangkatjungka and Yiyili clinics.
Code Orange - Evacuation Procedure - Broome Hospital
This document outlines the procedure to be undertaken if a Code Orange - Evacuation is declared at the Broome Hospital.
Code Orange - Evacuation Procedure - Derby Hospital
This document outlines the procedure to be undertaken if a Code Orange - Evacuation is declared at the Derby Hospital.
Code Orange - Evacuation Procedure - Fitzroy Crossing Hospital
This procedure sets out how an evacuation at the Fitzroy Crossing Hospital to be an organised, controlled movement of people from a danger area to a safer area within an acceptable period of time whenever lives are threatened.
Code Orange - Evacuation Procedure - Midwest
This evacuation procedure aims to assist staff to facilitate an effective, timely and controlled evacuation and minimise subsequent risks and dangers.
Code Orange - Evacuation Procedure - Wheatbelt
The purpose of this procedure is to provide information relevant to an evacuation of an area within or from the facility and to outline the actions for an evacuation of an area within or from the facility.
Code Orange - Evacuation Response at Remote Area Clinics Procedure
This procedure is designed to assist staff who work in remote area clinics to identify and manage events that may threaten harm to staff, clients, carers or visitors.
Code Purple - Bomb Threat Preparedness and Response Procedure - Broome Hospital
This procedure sets out the processes to be followed in preparedness and response to a bomb threat.
Code Purple - Bomb Threat Procedure - Derby Hospital
This document outlines the procedures to be undertaken should there be a bomb, or other suspicious package threat at the Derby Hospital.
Code Purple - Bomb Threat Procedure - East Kimberley
This procedure supports staffs who believe they, patients and/or visitors are at risk of personal threat of actual physical harm from an explosive event or device that may threaten their safety or the integrity of buildings and surrounds.
Code Purple - Bomb Threat Procedure - Fitzroy Crossing Hospital
This document sets out the procedure to be undertaken upon receipt by staff of a threat, or discovery of a suspect object at the Fitzroy Crossing Hospital.
Code Purple - Bomb Threat Procedure - Midwest
This procedure supports staffs who believe they, patients and/or visitors are at risk of personal threat of actual physical harm from an explosive event or device that may threaten their safety or the integrity of buildings and surrounds.
Code Purple - Bomb Threat, Suspicious Mail or Parcel Response at Remote Area Clinics Procedure
This procedure supports staff who may believe they and / or patients are at risk of personal threat or actual harm from an explosive event or device that may threaten their safety, or integrity of buildings and surrounds.
Code Purple - Bomb-Substance Threat Procedure - Wheatbelt
The purpose of this procedure is to provide information on, and outline emergency responses to, a bomb/substance threat (Code Purple).
Code Red - Fire and Smoke Preparedness and Response Procedure - Broome Hospital
A Code Red emergency is declared when FIRE and/or SMOKE is detected. Alerts/Alarms may occur at any time of the day or night and it is essential that the cause is investigated. This document outlines the response procedure for Code Red.
Code Red - Fire and Smoke Preparedness and Response Procedure - Derby Hospital
A Code Red emergency is declared when FIRE and/or SMOKE is detected. Alerts/Alarms may occur at any time of the day or night and it is essential that the cause is investigated. This document outlines the response procedure for Code Red.
Code Red - Fire and Smoke Preparedness and Response Procedure - Fitzroy Crossing Hospital
A Code Red emergency is declared when fire and/or smoke is detected. Alerts/alarms may occur at any time of the day or night and it is essential that the cause is investigated. This document outlines the response procedure for a Code Red call at the Fitzroy Crossing Hospital.
Code Red - Fire and Smoke Preparedness and Response Procedure - Halls Creek Hospital
A Code Red emergency is declared when fire and/or smoke is detected. Alerts/Alarms may occur at any time of the day or night and it is essential that the cause is investigated. This document outlines the response procedure for Code Red.
Code Red - Fire and Smoke Preparedness and Response Procedure - Kununurra Hospital
A Code Red emergency is declared when fire and/or smoke is detected. Alerts/Alarms may occur at any time of the day or night and it is essential that the cause is investigated. This document outlines the response procedure for Code Red.
Code Red - Fire and Smoke Preparedness and Response Procedure - Wyndham Hospital
A Code Red emergency is declared when fire and/or smoke is detected. Alerts/Alarms may occur at any time of the day or night and it is essential that the cause is investigated. This document outlines the response procedure for Code Red.
Code Red - Fire and Smoke Response at Remote Area Clinics Procedure
A Code Red emergency is declared when FIRE and/or SMOKE is detected. Alerts/Alarms may occur at any time of the day or night and it is essential that the cause is investigated. This document outlines the response procedure for Code Red.
Code Red - Fire Safety Procedure - Midwest
This procedure aims to assist staff to prevent the outbreak of fire and minimise subsequent risk / danger in the event that a fire or smoke emergency was to occur.
Code Red - Fire-Smoke Response Procedure - Wheatbelt
The purpose of this section is to outline the fire safety measures in place to prevent and protect staff from fires and emergency responses to a fire and/or smoke (Code Red).
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Burringurrah Nursing Post
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Carnarvon Hospital
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Coolgardie Community Health
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Coral Bay Nursing Post
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Cue Nursing Post
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Derby Hospital
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Dongara Health Centre
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Esperance Hospital
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Esperance Population Health
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Exmouth Hospital
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Fitzroy Crossing Hospital
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Geraldton Hospital
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Halls Creek Hospital
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Kalbarri Health Centre
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Kalgoorlie Hospital
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Kalgoorlie Population Health
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Kambalda Community Health
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Kimberley Aged and Community Services
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Kimberley Population Health Unit
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Kimberley Remote Clinics
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named clinics. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Kununurra Hospital and Coolibah Centre
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Laverton Community Health
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Laverton Hospital
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Leinster Community Health
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Leonora Community Health
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Leonora Hospital
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Meekatharra Hospital
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Menzies Health Centre
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Morawa Perenjori Health Centre
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Mount Magnet Health Centre
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Mullewa Hospital
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Norseman Community Health
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Norseman Hospital
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - North Midlands Health Service
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Northampton Hospital
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Sandstone Nursing Post
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Wyndham Hospital
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Business Continuity Plan - Yalgoo Health Centre
This Business Continuity Plan (BCP) addresses identified risks that potentially impact adversely on the named hospital, facility or service. This BCP details contingency operating plans for critical business functions and their support services in response to any localised incident or disaster as a result of a resource failure or malfunction.
Code Yellow - Cyclone Preparedness and Response Procedure - Kimberley
Code Yellow - Cyclone response for all WACHS-Kimberley hospital sites (includes Action Cards).
Code Yellow - Infrastructure and other internal emergency - Broome Regional Health Campus
This document prescribes actions to be undertaken in case of code yellow related emergencies.
Code Yellow - Internal Disaster Procedure - Wheatbelt
The purpose of this section is to outline the emergency responses to an infrastructure and other internal emergency (includes essential service disruption). These Code Yellow emergency response procedures are to be read in conjunction with the facility's Business Continuity Plan (BCP).
Code Yellow - Internal Emergency Response at Remote Area Clinics Procedure
Code Yellow is a response to an internal emergency. This document outlines the response with specific reference to Tropical Cyclone, Flooding, Storm surge, Tsunami, Earthquake and Bushfire.
Cognitive Impairment Clinical Practice Standard
This policy establishes minimum practice standards for the screening, assessment and management of patients with a cognitive impairment throughout the WA Country Health Service (WACHS).
Colonoscopy Clinical Practice Standard
The purpose of this policy is to establish minimum practice standards for elective colonoscopy procedures performed throughout the WA Country Health Service (WACHS).
Coloured Tray Alert Procedure - Midwest
This procedure outlines the use of coloured trays to identify those patients that require feeding and/or setup assistance at meal times.
Committee Risk Reporting Oversight Responsibilities - Wheatbelt
This information sheet outlines the risk reporting monitoring and review responsibilities for the Wheatbelt Executive and Sub-Committees.
Commonwealth Home Support Program for older Australians and National Disability Insurance Scheme Financial Management Policy
The CHSP and NDIS Financial Management Policy has been developed and implemented to provide accurate and timely budgeting, accounting, costing, reporting and acquittal of these programs.
Community Mental Health - Physical Health Screening Procedure
There is significant evidence to demonstrate an association between mental illness and poor physical health. Research, in many countries, has consistently confirmed that psychiatric patients have high rates of physical illness, much of which goes undetected. Such investigations have led to calls for health professionals to be more aware of these findings and for better medical and oral health screening followed by physical and oral health treatment of psychiatric patients.
Community Mental Health Access Procedure - South West Mental Health
This procedure sets out the process for referrals received (i.e. the obtaining of background information by the Access team who then complete a face-to-face assessment to determine the type and urgency of intervention required).
Community Mental Health Case Management Procedure - GS Mental Health Service
This procedure sets out the process for the Case Manager within Community Mental Health to provide coordinated recovery-focused care that involves assessment, treatment and support to both voluntary and involuntary mental health patients, their carers or significant others with clear communication between those involved.
Community Mental Health Clinical Review Procedure - Goldfields Mental Health Service
The purpose of this clinical review procedure is to ensure a consistent and quality approach by all Goldfields Mental Health (GMHS) clinical staff to the assessment, management and care planning for all patients of GMHS.
Community Mental Health Physical Health Procedure - Wheatbelt Mental Heath Service
This procedure provides a structured format for the completion of a physical and oral health examination undertaken by a medical officer.
Community Mental Health Service Documentation Standards for Referrals Procedure - Kimberley Mental Health and Drug Service
Kimberley Mental Health and Drug Service (KMHDS) is a specialist service that provides ambulatory and in patient care to people with mental health conditions and alcohol and or drug problems in the Kimberley region.
Community Mental Health Service Interruption Procedure - GSMHS
This procedure outlines how any interruption to service provision at the Albany, Narrogin and Katanning Community Mental Health clinics are to be managed to ensure clinical services continue to be provided safely to consumers.
Community Mental Health Service Referral and Admission Procedure - Great Southern Mental Health Service
This procedure sets out the prioritisation framework for admission to the Community Mental Health Service based on risk and complexity.
Community Mental Health Triage Procedure - GSMHS
This procedure outlines the provision of inpatient and ambulatory care to mental health patients in the Great Southern Mental Health Catchment Area. The procedure does not apply to Emergency Triage or Disaster Triage.
Community Midwifery - Antenatal Care Guideline
This guideline sets out how antenatal care is provided following a woman and family-centred approach and in a culturally sensitive manner; with the midwife practicing within WACHS endorsed policies, guidelines and procedures, and the registered midwife's scope of practice.
Community Midwifery - Birthing Options and Items for Discussion Information Sheet
This information sheet provides information for pregnant women and is used for recording details of the birthing hospital and services available.
Community Midwifery - Consultation and Referral Pathway - Great Southern
Consultation and referral pathway for pregnant women in the Great Southern region.
Community Midwifery - Consultation and Referral Pathway - Wheatbelt
Consultation and referral pathway for pregnant women in the Wheatbelt region.
Community Midwifery - Fetal Growth and Wellbeing Guideline
This document discusses fetal grown, movements and heart rate, and how to assess fetal wellbeing.
Community Midwifery - Midwifery Care When No Fetal Heart Rate is Detected in the Antenatal Period Guideline
This document outlines how safe, timely and appropriate midwifery care is provided, including support and transfer of the client in the absence of the fetal heart rate during the antenatal period.
Community Midwifery - Postnatal Care Guideline
This document outlines how the community midwifery service provides holistic, evidence-based midwifery care and support for the post-partum woman, her baby and family within the home environment, ensuring appropriate community referral as required.
Community Midwifery - When a Client's Choice of Care is at Variance with the WACHS Standard of Practice Guideline
This document outlines how, as a caregiver, the midwife must provide midwifery care that is consistent with the national professional standards for midwives and is within the scope and boundaries of their practice and those endorsed by WACHS. When a client's decision is at variance from professional advice or guidelines, the midwife must consult and document accordingly.
Complaints Process Flowchart - Wheatbelt
This flowchart sets out the process for managing received complaints in the Wheatbelt region.
Concentrated Potassium-Containing Solution Tracking Sheet
Details for each issue of concentrated potassium-containing solutions (potassium chloride ampoules, potassium dihydrogen phosphate, and 40mmol/100mL bags) are to be recorded in the Concentrated Potassium Containing Products Tracking Sheets (File). Details to be recorded include date and time, ward, patient's name and URMN, quantity issued, dose prescribed, name and signature of person issuing the supply (pharmacy staff or After Hours Hospital Coordinator), and approving consultant / Head of Department as documented on the order.
Consent for sharing of information - Child 0-17 years Procedure - Population Health
This procedure provides WACHS Population Health staff with a process for the disclosure of client information to external parties. It must be read in conjunction with the WA Health system MP 0010/16 Patient Confidentiality Policy.
Consent for sharing of information Form - Child 0-17 years - Population Health
Consent for sharing of information Form - Child 0-17 years - Population Health
Consumer and Carer Engagement Policy
This policy ensures that consumers and carers are included and supported to participate in our health service and care planning, design, delivery and evaluation across our organisation: from supporting consumers to make informed decisions and manage their own health care, to seeking out and learning from the experiences of consumers and carers to improve the safety, quality, and efficiency of our services.
Continuous Subcutaneous Infusions in the Palliative Care Setting Policy
A subcutaneous infusion allows safe and effective continuous administration of medications when other routes are inappropriate or ineffective. Nursing staff caring for a patient with a subcutaneous infusion must have completed the Capabiliti LMS Ambulatory Infusion Pump, NIKI T34 (EQ03 EL1) education program (including face to face training from the regional palliative care coordinators for NIKI pumps), and are to be deemed competent by a member of the regional palliative care team or regional staff development team.
Contrast Extravasation - Outpatient Information Sheet
Outpatient information sheet regarding contrast extravasation.
Cost Planning for Capital Works Project Officers Guideline
This Capital Cost Planning Review guideline has been developed to assist WA Country Health Service (WACHS) capital works staff and stakeholders to understand the process of capital cost planning and to be able to interpret capital cost plans developed for the differing stages of individual projects.
CPDP MR723 State CPDP Inpatient - Care Plan for the Dying Person
CPDP MR723 State CPDP Inpatient - Care Plan for the Dying Person iProc Order Number - 186474A
CPDP MR723.1 State CPDP Community - Care Plan for Dying
CPDP MR723.1 State CPDP Community - Care Plan for Dying iProc Order Number - 186478F
CPDP MR723.2 State CPDP Community - Continuing Goals of Care
CPDP MR723.2 State CPDP Community - Continuing Goals of Care iProc Order Number - 186479G
CPDP MR723.3 State CPDP Community - Action Report
CPDP MR723.3 State CPDP Community - Action Report iProc Order Number - 186480H
CPDP MR723.4 State CPDP Community - Integrated Progress Notes
CPDP MR723.4 State CPDP Community - Integrated Progress Notes iProc Order Number - 186481J
CPDP MR723A State CPDP Inpatient - Continuing Goals of Care
CPDP MR723A State CPDP Inpatient - Continuing Goals of Care. iProc Order Number - 186475B
CPDP MR723B State CPDP Inpatient - Action
CPDP MR723B State CPDP Inpatient - Action Report. iProc Order Number - 186476C
CPDP MR723C State CPDP Inpatient - Integrated Progress Notes
CPDP MR723C State CPDP Inpatient - Integrated Progress Notes. iProc Order Number - 186477E
Credentialing for Nurse Practitioners and Endorsed Privately Practicing Midwives Policy
The aim of this policy is to establish minimum standards for credentialing, re credentialing and defining scope of clinical practice for nurse practitioners and endorsed privately practising midwives within the WA Country Health Service (WACHS) that complies with state wide policy.
Credentialing Requirements for Non Specialist Surgeons Guideline
The purpose of this document is to assist WA Country Health Service (WACHS) ensure that appropriate credentialing requirements are met with respect to non-specialist doctors providing clinical services in surgery.
Credentialing Requirements for Non-Specialist Anaesthetists Guideline
The purpose of this document is to assist the WA Country Health Service (WACHS) to ensure that appropriate credentialing requirements are met with respect to non specialist doctors providing clinical services in elective anaesthesia.
Credentialing Requirements for Non-Specialist Obstetricians Guideline
The purpose of this document is to assist WA Country Health Service (WACHS) staff to ensure that appropriate credentialing requirements are met with respect to non-specialist medical practitioners providing clinical services as obstetric doctors.
Critical Care of the Obstetric Patient Policy
This policy applies only to Obstetric patients in maternity hospitals with onsite HDU or ICU services (and excludes care relating to the newborn /neonate).
Critical Incident Debriefing for Staff Procedure - Kimberley
This procedure deals with the management and support of staff who may experience stress resulting from a critical incident.

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