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Service redesign

Acute Stroke Care

| Medicine and Chronic Disease

This project aimed to improve access to and delivery of acute stroke care across Metro South Health.

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CARE-PACT Expansion Project

| Emergency and Clinical Support

CARE-PACT is a collaboration between Metro South Health and Hospital Service, Wound Innovations and Brisbane South PHN to improve the management of elderly patients with chronic wounds in residential aged care facilities who would otherwise require emergency department or hospital management. This project will utilise new pathways, technology, and workforce strategies.

Chronic Disease Diabetes Model of Care Redesign

| Medicine and Chronic Disease

This project aimed to deliver an efficient acute model of care to assist in service delivery and integration of diabetes services across Metro South Health.

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Dementia Services Project

| Planning, Engagement and Reform

The MSH Dementia Services Strategy improves the quality of life for people with dementia, their carers and families, by strengthening dementia service delivery across the continuum of care within the MSH catchment area.

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Facing up to Chronic Disease - Diabetes

| Planning, Engagement and Reform

Following extensive stakeholder and community engagement, the Metro South Health (MSH) Board and Brisbane South PHN Board have endorsed the implementation of the Facing up to Chronic Disease program. The strategy is a long-term plan to connect care and improve the health and wellness of the MSH population who are living with chronic disease, and reduce the social, human and economic impact of this.

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Feed not fast: leading the way in hospital patient nutrition

| Allied Health

Staff at QEII Hospital have been working hard to improve the nutrition of patients with their Feed not Fast project.

Gestational Diabetes App ( M♡THer)

| Women’s and Children’s

The GDM App and Clinician Portal, also known as M♡THer, is a mobile health system to support monitoring and management of Blood Glucose Levels for women with gestational diabetes mellitus.  M♡THer is a collaboration between Redland Hospital, the Transformation Innovation Collaborative, and CSIRO.

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Integrated Health Strategy 2015 -2017

| Planning, Engagement and Reform

The Integrated health strategy 2015 - 2017 was developed to support the transformation to move from current fragmented health care system towards a more integrated and coordinated healthcare network to improve health access and outcomes.

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Metro South Health Drugs and Therapeutics Committee

| All of Metro South Health

Metro South Health (MSH) Drugs and Therapeutics Committee will facilitate sound, consistent and standardised decision-making and oversight of medicines within MSH and promote safe and quality use of medicines leading to better patient outcomes.

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Metro South Health Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Strategy

| Medicine and Chronic Disease

The Metro South Health Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Strategy identified a service framework for the future delivery of services in Metro South Health. 

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MSH Value Based Chronic Wound Care

| Nursing

The MSH Value-Based Wound Care Project was developed to respond to an increased number of patients presenting to hospital with wounds and associated avoidable admissions, the lack of a co-ordinated service and referral pathways, long waits to access specialty outpatients, community disengagement from the service and lack of co-ordinated post-acute care follow up across Metro South Health.

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PD Buddy App and Portal

| Nursing

The Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) Unit at Logan Hospital has been working with CSIRO and the MSH Transformation and Innovation Collaborative (TIC), to develop an application (App) and web portal that enables patients requiring PD to record, store and review treatment information on their mobile devices.The web-portal enables clinicians to view their client's progress and provide individualised care. This project is currently in the pilot stage.

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