Digital Health Record Board

What do consumers want from patient portals? by Darlene Cox

At our recent Members’ Forum we had a representative talking about digital patient journey boards. The presentation prompted many questions about digital health and patient portals. Since then I have had a few conversations with people about electronic patient portals. Consumers have been promised a patient portal for many years, dating back to the E-Healthy…

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Ann Thomson Director ACT RSI and Overuse Injury Association (002)

Patients in Medical Practices in Britain by Ann Thomson

Can you imagine a medical practice where there is a patient director working alongside the clinical and operational directors? It’s an amazing idea, isn’t it? But in the UK, at least one musculoskeletal medicine practice has been trying it out. Sussex Musculoskeletal (MSK) Partnership decided that they wanted to have the “systems, processes and cultures…

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Mental Health Unit - DHULWA

When anyone is unsafe, everyone is unsafe (by Kate Gorman)

HCCA welcomes the news that a pilot program, known as SafeWards, will be implemented in the ACT’s secure mental health facility Dhulwa. Safewards is a program originally developed by Professor Len Bowers and colleagues in the UK, which has been shown to be effective in reducing the rates of conflict and containment in psychiatric wards and facilities. The ACT…

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Last updated: 22/5/2018