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Radiation Skin Care Clinical Practice Standard
This CPS has been endorsed for use by WACHS and should be applied to the WACHS clinical practice context until it is transitioned completely to a WACHS CPS.
Radiology - Imaging Pregnant Patients Procedure
The aim of this document is to provide all medical imaging staff employed by the WA Country Health Service (WACHS) with a consistent procedure when conducting a diagnostic imaging radiology procedure on a patient who is pregnant or possibly pregnant.
RC10 WACHS Pain Intervention and Evaluation Record
WACHS Residential Aged Care Form
RC12 WACHS Bowel Management Record
WACHS Residential Aged Care Form
RC13 WACHS Behaviour Assessment
WACHS Residential Aged Care Form
RC15 WACHS Dietary Preference
WACHS Residential Aged Care Dietary Preference form
RC17 WACHS Continence Assessment form and Care Plan
WACHS Residential Aged Care Form
RC18 WACHS Three Day Bladder Chart
WACHS Residential Aged Care Form
RC2 WACHS Initial Enquiry for Accommodation
WACHS Residential Aged Care Form
RC21 WACHS Sleep Assessment
WACHS Residential Aged Care Form
RC22 WACHS Personal and Social History
WACHS Residential Aged Care Form
RC23 WACHS Activities Assessment
WACHS Residential Aged Care Form
RC24 WACHS Monthly Activities Planner
WACHS Residential Aged Care Form
RC25 WACHS Case Conference Checklist
WACHS Residential Aged Care Form
RC26 WACHS Ability to Self Medicate
WACHS Residential Aged Care Form
RC29 WACHS High Risk Behaviour Consent
WACHS Residential Aged Care Form
RC35C WACHS Personal Contacts Form
WACHS Residential Aged Care Form
RC36 WACHS Blood Glucose Monitoring
WACHS Residential Aged Care Form
RC4 WACHS Resident Orientation
WACHS Residential Aged Care Form
RC43 WACHS Restraint Assessment
WACHS Residential Aged Care Form
RC44 WACHS Restraint Chart
WACHS Residential Aged Care Form
RC5 WACHS Resident Admission Assessment
WACHS Resident Admission Assessment
RC6 WACHS Specific Care Plan
WACHS Residential Aged Care Form
RC7 WACHS Resident Care Plan
WACHS Resident Care Plan
RC9 WACHS Pain Assessment
WACHS Residential Aged Care Form
Receipt, Storage and Collection of General Practitioner Vaccines - Busselton Health Campus
Under the current contract, Busselton Health Campus (BHC) is a delivery point for vaccines that are supplied to General Practitioner (GP) surgeries under the 'free vaccine program'. Under this program, vaccines are ordered directly by the GP surgery and are delivered pre-packaged to BHC. The vaccines are then collected by a GP surgery representative.
Recognising the Importance of Carers Policy
All WACHS employees and contractors are to involve carers, and/or persons or bodies that represent carers, in any policy or program development, or strategic or operational planning, that might affect carers and the role of carers. Consumers (and their families and/or carers) are to be engaged as partners in their own health care, support, treatment, care planning and self-management.
Recognition and Response to Acute Deterioration (RRAD) of the Newborn Policy
The purpose of this policy is to ensure that newborns known to be at increased risk of clinical deterioration following birth are recognised and receive timely, appropriate clinical management to minimise their risks. It also provides guidance on cord blood gas collection, analysis and interpretation, and on the optimal timing of cord clamping following birth.
Recognition and Response to Clinical Deterioration at Remote Area Clinics Procedure
This procedure oultines the process for for clinical escalation to achieve evacuation of the unwell patient from the One Arm Point, Lombadina, Looma, Noonkanbah, Bayulu, Wangkatjungka, Warmun and Kalumburu Clinics.
Recommendations for Acute Pain Management in Adults - Systemic - Albany Hospital
This guideline sets out recommendations for the systemic management of acute pain management in adults.
Records Management Policy
This policy sets out how, in accordance with Section 17 of the State Records Act 2000), the WA Country Health Service (WACHS) and its employees are to identify, capture, manage, control, preserve and dispose of government records.
Referral and Transfer of Patients between ED and Community Mental Health Procedure
Hospital Emergency Departments (ED) and Community Mental Health (CMH) clinical staff have clear direction in the processes for the referral and transfer of patients between services
Referral to Regional Cancer Centres Medical Oncology Services Procedure
WACHS Regional Cancer Centres are aligned with the state cancer plan and are part of a state wide network with links to Tertiary Cancer Centres. This document sets out the WACHS wide referral system for public patients visiting medical oncology services ensuring the right patient is assessed by the right clinician, at the right time, in the right place, with the right resources.
Regional Drug Formulary Procedure - South West
This procedure outlines the processes that will be utilised to maintain the WACHS - South West Regional Drug Formulary. The WACHS-SW Regional Drug Formulary is, as of the October 2017, a combination of the WA Statewide Medicines Formulary (SMF) and other approved medicine supply arrangements determined by the WACHS-SW Drugs and Therapeutics Committee (DTC) as listed in this procedure.
Regional Product Evaluation and Standardisation (PESC) Committee - Terms of Reference
The group is known as the Regional Product Evaluation and Standardisation Committee (PESC) with the region added as a suffix e.g. PESC Goldfields. The purpose of the Regional Product Evaluation and Standardisation Committee is to ensure that medical equipment and consumables (excluding pharmaceuticals and radiological items) are managed safety and used efficiently and effectively as required for compliance with Corporate EQuIP National Standard 15.15.1 and 15.16.1.
Registered Nurse, Midwife and Mental Health Nurses - Postgraduate Qualification Allowance Approval Flowchart
This flowchart outlines the process for approval of Post-Graduation Qualification Allowance.
Renal - Hepatitis B Vaccination - Patients with Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease Clinical Practice Standard
This CPS has been endorsed for use by WACHS and should be applied to the WACHS clinical practice context until it is transitioned completely to a WACHS CPS.
Renal - Parathyroidectomy - Patients with Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease Clinical Practice Standard
This CPS has been endorsed for use by WACHS and should be applied to the WACHS clinical practice context until it is transitioned completely to a WACHS CPS.
Request for a Patient to have a Boarder Form - Great Southern
Great Southern Form to request for a patient to have a boarder.
Request for Supply of Non-PBS Pharmaceutical or Medical Supplies Form
The provision of Non-PBS Pharmaceuticals or Medical Supplies from a public hospital is not an automatic entitlement for any patient. This application form is completed for consideration by the Regional Medical Director for supply of non-PBS pharmaceuticals or medical supplies.
Requesting Additional Security Personnel Procedure Flowchart - Bunbury Hospital
When the need for additional security staff is identified, this flowchart sets out how it is to be escalated and actioned.
Requisitioning and Receipt of Schedule S4R and 8 Medications and Ordering of Pharmacy Imprest Supplies Procedure
This procedure demonstrates the correct process for the ordering and receipt of Pharmacy Imprest supplies, Schedule Four Recordable (S4R), Schedule Eight (S8) medications in the WA Country Health Service (WACHS) to ensure safe and accountable practice.
Residential Aged Care - Admission to a Residential Facility Flowchart
WACHS Residential Aged Care Flowchart
Residential Aged Care - Allied Health Services Flowchart
Referral process for aged care residents to WACHS allied health services.
Residential Aged Care - Audit Procedure
The purpose of this document is to ensure a standardised approach to audits in WACHS Residential Aged Care facilities, to improve consumer outcomes by improving professional practice and general quality of all services delivered (both clinical and non-clinical).
Residential Aged Care - Pre-Admission Checklist Flowchart
WACHS Residential Aged Care Flowchart
Residential Aged Care - Process for Respite Admission for Aged Care Clients
WACHS Residential Aged Care Flowchart
Residential Aged Care Health Record Procedure
This procedure provides guidance and structure to the storage, management, documentation and filing of residential aged care records within the WA Country Health Service.
Residential Aged Care Services Policy
The purpose of this policy is to ensure that WA Country Health Service (WACHS) Residential Aged Care Facilities meet the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (NSQHS) and Aged Care Quality (ACQ) Standards and Standards of Clinical Practice outlined within WACHS policy documents. Commonwealth funded Residential Aged Care Facilities are to demonstrate compliance at all times with the ACQ Standards. Multi-Purpose Service Sites and Small Hospitals providing residential care are to demonstrate compliance with the NSQHS (including the Aged Care Module).
Responding to Non-Emergency Requests for Review of an Unwell Community Member Procedure
This procedure is designed to provide a process for gathering adequate information to make a timely and informed decision regarding escalation of the request to allow follow up assessment.
Responding to Sexual Assault Policy
This policy sets out the specific information for WACHS clinicians required to respond to SA presentations, and particularly information that may either differ from, or is not addressed, in the Women and Newborn Health Service SARC Procedure for responding to sexual assault (best practice).
Restraint and Seclusion Minimisation Clinical Practice Standard
This CPS has been endorsed for use by WACHS and should be applied to the WACHS clinical practice context until it is transitioned completely to a WACHS CPS.
Resuscitation, Education and Competency Assessment Policy
WACHS is committed to developing and fostering a culture of learning which encourages self-development and the assessment of clinical skills and knowledge in the resuscitation practices associated with newborns, infants, children and adults. This is centred on establishing learning and assessment programs to agreed standards and to ensure minimum safe practice. The agreed standard for resuscitation practices for WACHS is the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC).
Reusable Medical Device Reprocessing Procedure - Great Southern and Midwest
Where Reusable Medical Devices are used and reprocessed, the health service must comply with current relevant legislation, national & international standards, and manufacturer's reprocessing instructions.
Review of Death Procedure
This procedure outlines WA Country Health Service minimum standards for review of deaths, tools agreed for use and reporting requirements.
Review of Death Process - Wheatbelt
This flowchart provides a guide for managers of the regional Review of Death process.
Review of Oracle Outstanding Purchase Order Reports Procedure
This procedure sets out the responsibilities for the regular review of Oracle and I-Pharmacy Open Purchase Order Reports.
RhD Immunoglobulin (Formerly Anti-D) Prophylaxis Procedure - Wheatbelt
This procedure outlines how the time critical administration of RhD immunoglobulin is to be managed in the Wheatbelt.
Risk Assessment for Admission of the Heavier Patient Policy
The purpose of the policy and procedure is to prevent and manage the manual handling risks existing within CHS by using a consistent, systematic Risk Management approach to identify, assess and control manual handling hazards in the workplace.
Risk Assessment for Admission of the Heavier Patient Site Assessment Form
This form is to be completed for the site on an annual basis (or sooner if there are significant changes to the workplace).
Risk Management Policy
WACHS considers risk management to be an important element of corporate governance and closely associated with the pursuit of improved business performance, innovation and productivity. The identification, analysis, acceptance, and mitigation of risk is essential to ensuring WACHS is providing services in a safe and effective manner to both patients and staff.
Risk Management Process Flowchart - Wheatbelt
Risk Management Process Flowchart - Wheatbelt
Role and Responsibility of Approved Radiographers and X-ray Operators Policy
This document clarifies the roles and responsibilities of approved radiographers/ medical imaging technologists (MITs) and x-ray operators (XROs) in the provision of the WACHS X-ray Operator Service.
Role of the Doula Consumer Brochure
This consumer brochure explains about the doula, who is a companion who understands the emotional and physical needs of a woman and her family throughout her pregnancy, labour, birth and early postnatal period, and provides continuous non-clinical support and non-clinical care for a woman throughout her whole experience.
Role of the Endorsed Privately Practicing Midwife for Private Patients at WACHS Maternity Sites Procedure
This purpose of this document is to provide guidance to WACHS maternity staff as to the EPPM scope of practice when credentialed to admit and provide care to their private patients within WACHS maternity services, and to confirm that the clinical governance and support for EPPMs are consistent with the health service's existing policies and processes an to provide definition around the roles and responsibilities of the collaborating parties, including responsibilities for care planning and provision, documentation and reporting of information.
Roles and Responsibilities for Infrastructure Projects Policy
This document attempts to outline the responsibilities and key activities of the key stakeholders that are involved in the project life cycle of a WA Country Health Service (WACHS) build asset.
Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Clinical Manuals - EUCP Policy
WACHS has endorsed the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Clinical Manuals for use in clinical practice.
RPBG Nursing Practice Standard for Volumetric Pump Plum A+ - EUCP Policy
WACHS endorses the Royal Perth Bentley Group (RPBG) Nursing Practice Standard for Volumetric Pump Plumb A+ as evidence based recommended practice for use by Nursing and Midwifery staff.
Rural Gratuities Payment Process Flowchart
Flowchart to show Approval process for payment of Rural Gratuities.

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