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Obesity, Bariatric Surgery and Pregnancy - Consumer Fact Sheet
Consumer information about obesity, bariatric surgery and pregnancy.
Obst Pt Ref Admin and Transfer Criteria to a Higher or Tertiary Level Care Procedure for Birthing Sites - Kimberley
This procedure relates to women who can be delivered in Kimberley hospitals and has been developed with reference to Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) and the King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH) guidelines.
Obstetric and Midwifery Level of Service Escalation and Referral Procedure - Busselton Hospital
The Busselton Health Campus (BHC) is committed to providing high quality, safe and effective obstetric and midwifery care at Clinical Service Framework (CSF) Level 3 as per the WACHS Maternity and Newborn Policy (2014) to women living in our community in accordance with the Department of Health Guidelines for Rural Obstetrics and Midwifery.
Obstetric and Midwifery Level of Service Procedure - Bridgetown Hospital
This site procedure applies to registered midwives and visiting medical practitioners holding appropriate clinical privileges in obstetrics and caesarean capability for the Bridgetown Hospital.
Obstetric Non-Standard Management Plan Guideline
In clinical practice, the care and safety of the woman and her unborn baby is our primary concern. Best practice requires all health professionals to: - provide all information required to assist women make well informed decisions - assess the woman, as an individual, including: - history - relevant obstetric risks, psychosocial and cultural aspects - physical assessment - with appropriate consent - woman's views and wishes. - refer the woman to another practitioner if appropriate - recognise and respect women's rights to make their own decisions - provide clear and unbiased communication without coercion or the use of fear. To order these low volume usage stickers you need to place a NON-catalogue iPROC order as below: Description - WACHS Non-Standard Management Plan Sticker Supplier code - HCWZZLAB0002. Unit of issue - 1 box (roll of 50) Supplier - Print Media Cost - $40.54
Occupational Biohazard Exposure Management Procedure - Midwest
This document is to be read in conjunction with the WA Health Management of Occupational Exposure to Blood and Body Fluids in the Health Care Setting Policy. WA Country Health Service (WACHS) Midwest, policies and procedures exist for the management of the Health Care Workers (HCW) who are occupationally exposed to blood or body fluids.
Occupational Exposure to Blood and Body Fluid Procedure - Great Southern
To prevent occupational injury with blood or body fluids and to monitor and manage risks to Great Southern staff related to occupational exposure.
Occupational Exposure to Blood and Body Fluid Procedure - South West
The purpose of this document is to provide Health Care Workers (HCW) with guidelines for the management of an exposure to another person's blood or body fluids in healthcare settings.
Occupational Exposure to Blood and Body Fluids Procedure - Wheatbelt
The purpose of this document is to provide Health Care Workers (HCW) with guidelines for the management of an exposure to another person's blood or body fluids in health care settings.
Occupational Safety and Health Policy
This policy is supported by an Occupational Safety and Health Management Framework which is aligned to the elements of the Worksafe Plan and outlines the governance model for the effective management of occupational safety and health across WACHS It is also supported by a number of additional policies, procedures and guidelines that provide practical guidance regarding the management of occupational safety and health within WACHS.
Offshore Aeromedical Retrievals Policy
WACHS staff members are prohibited from deploying on offshore aeromedical retrievals. Any requests for WACHS staff to deploy to offshore locations are to be escalated to the respective Regional Director and/or Regional Executive On Call who will advise the requesting agency of potential alternative options, including referral to the Royal Flying Doctor Service or private aeromedical providers.
Ombudsman Request for Information (Child Death Review) Procedure
This document outlines the process by which a Ombudsman request for information regarding a Child Death Review is communicated from the WA Country Health Service to the Ombudsman Western Australia, key positions responsible for responding to and developing a submission for the Ombudsman and format for information to be provided to the Office of the Director General.
Open Disclosure Procedure
The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) complies with the WA Health Open Disclosure Policy Statement February 2015 and practises open disclosure in accordance with the Australian Open Disclosure Framework and the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards - Standard 1 Governance requirements.
Operation of Needle and Syringe Programs Procedure - Pilbara
This procedure outlines the operation of Needle and Syringe Programs (NSP) provided by the WA Country Health Service in the Pilbara region.
Operative Vaginal Birth - Team Time Out Checklist
Team Time Out Checklist for Operative Vaginal Birth
Operative Vaginal Delivery Policy
The key procinciples of this policy are to ensure that all maternal, fetal, staffing and equipment conditions are favourable for a successful operative vaginal birth (OVB) and to minimise the likelihood of adverse outcomes. To address common care delivery problems resulting in avoidable patient harm during either unsuccessful operative vaginal births or due to incorrectly placed vaginal birth instruments. To minimise the risks of maternal and fetal harm during OVB.
Ordering S8 and S4R Medications from S100 Supply Procedure - Fitzroy Valley
The aim of this procedure is to reduce the risk of loss or theft of restricted medication while in transit to or from the Remote Area Clinics (RAC).
Ordering, Storage and Recording of Restricted Schedule 4 Medicines Policy
Subsequent to direction from OD 0215/09 Schedule 4 Recordable Medications, this policy ensures an acceptable level of control for these medications within WA Country Health Service (WACHS) facilities.
Outbreak Management Action Plan - Gastroenteritis Procedure
This procedure describes the organisation's preparedness and response in the event of a potential or actual gastroenteritis outbreak, and includes the appropriate patient safety and quality of care practices to prevent the spread of infection while maintaining organisational activity.
Oxygen Therapy and Respiratory Devices - Adults Clinical Practice Standard
The purpose of this policy is to establish minimum practice standards for the care and management in adults for oxygen therapy and respiratory devices throughout the WA Country Health Service (WACHS). For paediatric patients, refer to Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) Clinical Practice Manual: - Oxygen Administration Procedure - Oxygen Delivery Devices - Oxygen and Suction Equipment Maintenance - Humidified High Flow Nasal Cannula Therapy for Children - Humidified High Flow Therapy Equipment Set-Up For neonates, refer to the King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH) Neonatal Directorate Clinical Guidelines (refer to section 2 - Respiratory Problems and Management)

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