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Day Hospitals Australia Conference Registrations now open

We are excited to release the preliminary program and open delegate registrations for the Day Hospitals Australia National Conference. Delegates from a range of medical, health care and associated professions and industries will attend the conference to hear from inspirational keynote speakers including Dr Richard Harris, Co-Australian of the Year… Read More

New online Escalation Mapping Template 

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has produced a new Online Escalation Mapping Template (EMT) for processes for recognising and responding to deterioration in a person’s mental state. The EMT is a quality improvement tool to assist health service organisations to assess the effectiveness of their… Read More

Prostheses List Reform Circular

A circular is now available on the Department of Health website outlining the full list of adjusted Prostheses list reform benefit amounts effective 1 July 2022. Click here for further information     Read More

International Nurses Day – 12 May 2022

Thursday 12 May is International Nurses Day and we would like to take this opportunity to thank all nurses around the country and recognise the important role they play in the Australian day hospital sector and healthcare system. International Nurses Day is celebrated annually around the world on May 12,… Read More

Day Hospitals Australia Summary of Activity January – May 2022

Day Hospitals Australia continues to provide representation, advocacy, and support for members to ensure the relevancy and sustainability of the sector.  We are proud to share the following summary of activities from January - May 2022: COVID-19 Day Hospitals Australia assisted with rostering members’ staff in COVID Vaccination Hubs in… Read More

Limited Trade Opportunities at the Day Hospitals Australia National Conference

There are limited Trade Opportunities available at the Day Hospitals Australia National Conference, which is taking place from 31 August – 2 September 2022 at the Hotel Grand Chancellor in Hobart. If you have any questions or to learn more about the opportunities available, email info@dayhospitalsaustralia.net.au. Read More

Clinical Placements Briefing Sessions

With workforce shortages being felt across the hospital sector, Day Hospitals Australia is taking the lead, working with universities right across the country to provide opportunities for student nurse clinical placements in the day hospital sector. The university schools of nursing have overwhelmingly embraced this exciting prospect for their students… Read More

University of Tasmania – online post graduate nursing courses

The University of Tasmania is offering members the opportunity to complete online post graduate nursing courses at a reduced fee. There are over 20 nursing specialisations available to choose from including Acute Care Nursing, Anaesthetics and Recovery Nursing, Perioperative Nursing and Rehabilitation Nursing, to name a few. For more information visit… Read More

Opioid Analgesic Stewardship in Acute Pain Clinical Care Standard

The Opioid Analgesic Stewardship in Acute Pain Clinical Care Standard developed by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care describes the key components of care that patients can expect when they are prescribed opioid analgesics for acute pain in acute care settings. This new national standard aims to ensure the… Read More

Day Hospitals Australia – addressing workforce shortages

With workforce shortages being felt across the hospital sector, Day Hospitals Australia is taking the lead, working with universities right across the country to provide opportunities for student nurse clinical placements in the day hospital sector. The university schools of nursing have overwhelmingly embraced this exciting prospect for their students… Read More