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CEO In the news

Day Hospitals Australia’s CEO Jane Griffiths continues to advocate for the Australian Day Hospital Sector, and was recently interviewed by Oliver Peterson on 6PR Perth about health insurers not passing on profits to hospitals. Click on the following link to listen to the interview in full: Read More

Recording: Ophthalmic Theatre Nurse Training Webinar

A recording of the webinar presented by Carina Mathiasen on Monday 18 March about her Ophthalmic Theatre Nurse Upskill Training Program is available to view in the members area of our website here. This webinar introduces the Ophthalmic Theatre Nurse Upskill Training Program, a four-week fast-tracked upskill training program to… Read More

In the news – ABC Perth WA

Day Hospitals Australia’s CEO Jane Griffiths continues to advocate for the Australian Day Hospital Sector, and recently spoke to Nadia Mitsopoulos on ABC Perth WA Mornings about increases in PHI premiums and Prostheses List Reforms. Click on the link below to listen to Jane's interview (skip to 1 hour 37… Read More

IAAS Journal – March 2024

The March 2024 edition of Ambulatory Surgery, the International Journal from the International Association for Ambulatory Surgery (IAAS) is now available. Click on the link below to view the journal. Read More

TRAINING SESSION – Setting up for Surgical NAPS

We encourage all day hospitals to conduct Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) audits using the National Antimicrobial Prescribing Survey (NAPS) platform. This web-based qualitative auditing tool supports hospitals in achieving compliance with Standard 3.18 & 3.19 for accreditation. While the assessment quiz on the platform specifies the exclusion of day stay patients,… Read More

Online Intertek SAI Global Standards Subscription Service

Its that time of the year when we invite you to renew your Online Intertek SAI Global Standards Subscription Service for 2024/25.  This year, the standards have undergone a review and update, incorporating the newly released AS 5369 and relevant associated standards. Click here for more information. Read More

Fit for Purpose Accreditation

As members are aware a key strategic objective of Day Hospitals Australia is “Review of current accreditation practices and advocate for change that better reflects the quality and specialised nature of day hospitals”. There has been much work already undertaken in the form of discussion around the issues related to the… Read More

Conference Registrations – now open

We've opened Conference registrations early this year to give everyone time to secure discounted accommodation and flights to Perth. The Conference program is currently being developed and will be officially launched in May. ​In the meantime, delegates can take advantage of our early bird rates, saving $250 pp on full conference registrations.… Read More

Sponsorship & Trade – selling fast

Exhibition opportunities at the Day Hospitals Australia National Conference are selling fast, with over 80% of all sponsorship and trade packages now reserved. Industry members who would like to be involved are encouraged to register soon to avoid missing out. Full details can be found on our website here. Read More

Australian Digital Health Agency – Free webinars

The Australian Digital Health Agency is hosting three free webinars specifically for key business representatives from private hospitals and day surgeries about My Health Record implementation. First steps: digital health foundations and My Health Record registration Date: Tuesday, 30 April 2024 Time: 2pm-3pm AEST Click here to register: Next… Read More

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