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WA Country Health Service Emergency Management Executive Sub-Committee - Terms of Reference
These are the Terms of Reference for the WA Country Health Service (WACHS) Emergency Management Executive Sub-Committee.
WA Country Health Service Executive Committee - Terms of Reference
The WACHS Executive Committee is the principal advisory body to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of WACHS and as such, assists with the management of WACHS by providing advice to the CEO on strategic service and policy issues. The Exec Committee collectively, is accountable and responsible for the strategic and operational leadership, management and performance of the WACHS.
WACHS Discipline Guide
The WACHS Discipline Guide is required to support the practical application of the Discipline Policy (MP 0127/20). It describes the process and steps to be followed in managing discipline matters.
WACHS Executive Sub-Committee Operations Procedure
This document been prepared with a view to setting out how the WACHS Committee framework is to operate, to provide appropriate oversight of WACHS operations to the Executive and its sub-committees, standardising committee procedures to improve consistency, effectiveness and accountability associated with committee functions, and outlining the roles and responsibilities of all parties and to provide guidance to Committee Executive Officer to ensure meeting outcomes are documented in a meaningful way.
WACHS Finance and Performance Executive Sub-Committee - Terms of Reference
The Finance and Performance Executive Sub-Committee is responsible to the WACHS Executive Committee. Its primary role is to provide oversight of organisational performance including Financial, Business, Service and Clinical.
WACHS Health Care Safety and Quality Executive Sub-Committee - Terms of Reference
The Health Care Safety and Quality Executive Subcommittee ensures care is consumer and carer centred, is driven by information, and is consistent with WACHS values. The committee leads for high performance, collaboration and continuous improvement and ensures that WACHS systems are organised for safety.
WACHS Information Governance Executive Sub-Committee - Terms of Reference
The IGC Executive Sub-Committee reports and makes recommendations to the WACHS Executive in line with the whole of Health ICT and IM Strategy, relevant policy and legislation. The committee provides governance and assurance over new ICT and BI requests, delivery of major ICT projects and utilisation, support and training for existing applications, data collections and BI reporting and analysis products
WACHS Infrastructure Steering Group - Terms of Reference
The Infrastructure Steering Group Executive Sub-Committee oversees, from a strategic context, infrastructure asset planning, asset procurement, asset operation and maintenance, and asset disposal requirements for WACHS. The group ensures compliance with relevant policies, guidelines and governance to ensure effective and consistent asset management, and infrastructure delivery functions across the organisation.
WACHS Interest Register (WIRe) Business Rules Policy
This policy provides the business rules concerning the recording and management of interest declarations in HP Records Manager.
WACHS Interest Register (WIRe) Flowchart - Wheatbelt
This flowchart reflects the WACHS Process Map Flowchart for WACHS Interest Register (WIRe), however encompasses Wheatbelt regional process to help guide staff with the correct recordkeeping practices.
WACHS Interest Register (WIRe) Process Map Flowchart
This flowchart sets out the process for the recording and management of interest declarations in HP Records Manager.
WACHS Kimberley-KAMS Co-Developed Clinical Guidelines EUCP in Kimberley Policy
This policy endorses the use of specified WACHS Kimberley / Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Service co-developed protocols/guidelines' in the Kimberley.
WACHS Patient Experience and Consumer and Carer Engagement Steering Group - Terms of Reference
The Executive Sub-Committee's role is to oversee the development, implementation and evaluation of the WACHS Patient Experience and Consumer and Carer and Community Engagement (PEaCCE) Strategy and Implementation Plan; and reporting and monitoring of the Implementation Plan.
WACHS Procurement and Contract Management Executive Sub-Committee - Terms of Reference
The WACHS Procurement and Contract Management Executive Sub-Committee reports and makes recommendations to the WACHS Executive in line with the WA Health Reform Program 2015-2020, the WA Health Strategic Procurement Program, and WACHS Strategic Directions 2015-2018. The committee provides governance and assurance over procurement and contract functions and activities.
WACHS Radiology Reporting Services Clinical Sub Committee - Terms of Reference
The RRS Clinical Sub Committee's role is to support clinical governance oversight of radiological reporting and procedural service providers and to enhance clinical performance and service development.
WACHS Regional Directors' Forum - Terms of Reference
The RDF is established to facilitate the contribution of Regional Directors to the effective and strategic management of delivering safe, patient focussed and quality health services.
WACHS Workforce Executive Sub-Committee - Terms of Reference
The Workforce Executive Sub-Committee is responsible to the WACHS Executive Committee. Its primary role is to lead workforce and organisational development strategy to contribute to enhanced organisational performance in line with WACHS Strategic Directions.
WACHS-SW Clinical Contracts Management Group - Terms of Reference
The purpose of the WACHS-SW South West Clinical Contracts Management Group is to ensure effective delivery of the services contracted by WACHS from St John of God Health Care (SJGHC) in the South West region through Clinical Services Agreements (CSA) and other contracts for clinical services and to ensure compliance with the requirements of the CSAs and contracts.
WACHS-SW Emergency Management Manual
This Emergency Management Manual (EMM) outlines the approach taken by the regions Emergency and Disaster Sub Committee (EDSC) for emergency operations. The Emergency Management Manual forms part two of the regions Emergency Management Plan (EMP). The Emergency Management Manual is designed to be read in conjunction with the Emergency Management Plan.
WACHS-SW Emergency Management Plan
This Emergency Management Plan (EMP) outlines the approach taken toward emergency management by the region's Emergency and Disaster Sub Committee (EDSC). This Emergency Management Plan is designed to assist the WA Country Health Service - South West (WACHS-SW) in its prevention, preparedness, response and recovery from emergency situations.
Ward Discharge Medication Flowchart - Bunbury Hospital
Ward discharge medication process for the Bunbury Hospital.
Warming Parenteral Fluids Clinical Practice Standard
The purpose of this policy is to establish minimum practice standards for the care and management of warming parenteral irrigation and intravenous fluids throughout the WA Country Health Service (WACHS).
Waste Management Policy
This policy sets out how WACHS is to manage and dispose of waste in accordance with Commonwealth and State legislation, the Department of Environment and Conservation, the Environmental Protection Authority, Government Policy, Local Government and Australian Standards.
Web Content Checklist - TYPO3
This checklist outlines the requirements for web page content and is to be used in conjunction with the WACHS Web writing guidelines and WA Health Web Guidelines. Compliance with this checklist is mandatory.
WebPAS Child at Risk Alert Procedure
The WA health system Guidelines for Protecting Children 2015, outlines the obligations of all WA Health employees to recognise and respond to health and safety concerns of children. WA Country Health Service (WACHS) staff need to take action whenever an unborn baby/infant/child has been identified as needing protection from harm arising from abuse and/or neglect.
Wheatbelt - Eastern District Medical Advisory Committee - Terms of Reference
These are the Terms of Reference for the Wheatbelt Eastern District Medical Advisory Committtee.
Wheatbelt - Southern District Medical Advisory Committee - Terms of Reference
These are the Terms of Reference for the Wheatbelt Southern District Medical Advisory Committtee.
Wheatbelt - Western District Medical Advisory Committee - Terms of Reference
These are the Terms of Reference for the Wheatbelt Western District Medical Advisory Committtee.
Wheatbelt Audit and Risk Sub-Committee - Terms of Reference
These are the terms of reference for the WACHS Wheatbelt Audit and Risk Sub-Committee which has overall responsibility for the establishment and maintenance of an effective system of integrated governance, risk management and internal control, across the whole of the region's activities (both clinical and non-clinical), that supports the achievement of the WACHS Wheatbelt's objectives.
Wheatbelt Clinical Governance and Patient Safety Sub-Committee - Terms of Reference
The CGPSSC has been established to provide strategic leadership and promote the region's integrated clinical governance system to staff to facilitate excellence in clinical care, to maintain and improve the reliability of systems and processes to improve quality of patient care and patient outcomes, to identify new opportunities for improvement and facilitate a culture of risk management and continuous improvement in clinical practice and patient safety, to ensure clinical audits follow a systematic process that improves quality of patient care by comparison with to current best practice and modification where necessary, and to share lessons learnt from clinical events.
Wheatbelt Community Mental Health - Case Review Meetings and Client Review Procedure
All clients of the Wheatbelt Community Mental Health Service service are to receive regular review of their care in a multidisciplinary team (MDT) format. This procedure details the requirements of clinical review meetings, which provide the means by which assessment and intervention for clients is planned and evaluated.
Wheatbelt Community Mental Health - Clinic Security - Open and Lock-up Procedure
This procedure informs staff about site security, including who is to operate alarm systems - how and when.
Wheatbelt Community Mental Health - Medication Recording in Patient Record Procedure
This procedure sets out how accurate records of psychotropic medications prescribed by the Wheatbelt Mental Health Service are to be kept, as well as any adjustments made due to side effects, ineffectiveness, or patient choice to keep an up-to-date medication record.
Wheatbelt Community Mental Health - Unexpected Death of a Client - Service Reporting and Support Procedure
This procedure sets out how the death of a client is formally reported, ensuring both the client's family and staff are involved, and are offered and receive appropriate support.
Wheatbelt Executive Committee - Terms of Reference
These are the Terms of Reference for the WACHS Wheatbelt Exectutive Committee.
Wheatbelt Information Governance Sub Committee - Terms of Reference
The Wheatbelt IGC is responsible to the Wheatbelt Executive Committee and its primary role is to ensure that: - Wheatbelt Information Management (IM) and Information Communications Technology (ICT) investments are aligned with WACHS business strategy and deliver maximum value - major ICT and IM projects are governed effectively and risks are managed - ICT and IM systems function effectively to support service delivery - oversight of WACHS Wheatbelt's development, implementation and evaluation of ICT and IM strategies and activities which facilitate the creation and maintenance of clinical and corporate information and communication systems - the collection and storage of information for strategic, operational and service improvement purposes is supported.
Wheatbelt Medication Safety Network - Terms of Reference
The Wheatbelt Medication Safety Network (WMSN) reports to the Wheatbelt Clinical Governance and Patient Safety Committee and oversees organization-wide systems to support and promote safety for procuring, supplying, storing, prescribing, dispensing, administering and monitoring the use and effects of medicines to ensure optimal patient outcomes.
Wheatbelt Mental Health - Regional Team Meeting - Terms of Reference
This document sets out the terms of reference for the Wheatbelt Mental Health - Regional Team Meeting.
Wheatbelt Mental Health Patient Safety and Quality Network - Terms of Reference
The purpose of the Wheatbelt Mental Health Patient Safety and Quality (MHPSQ) Network is to provide a formal process for input into clinical and corporate governance to ensure optimal clinical services are provided within the constraints of the available human, financial and physical resources.
Wheatbelt Mental Health Service Leadership Team - Terms of Reference
The purpose of the Wheatbelt Mental Health Leadership Team (WMHLT) is to implement WACHS policy and where required, develop local procedures, to implement WACHS health reform agendas, provide leadership, manage, develop and coordinate the programs, functions and services of the WMHS, ensure optimal client services are provided within the constraints of the available human, financial and physical resources and to be a forum for resolving safety, quality and risk issues.
Wheatbelt Regional Infection Prevention Network - Terms of Reference
Terms of reference for the The WA Country Health Service Wheatbelt Regional Infection Prevention Network (WRIPN).
Wheatbelt Regional Learning and Development Network - Terms of Reference
The RL&DN exists to support the development of the Learning and Development (L&D) Annual Operational Plan based on identified education-based risks and the key clinical and corporate training and education priorities. The group will undertake a variety of relevant data analysis functions and provide a regular report on all aspects of L&D activity via the governance sub-committees to the Wheatbelt Executive Team, in addition to reporting and making recommendations to the Workforce Executive Sub-Committee in line with WACHS Strategic Directions.
Wheatbelt Regional Renal Reference Group Terms of Reference
The purpose of the Wheatbelt Regional Renal Reference Group is to: - Facilitate the delivery of effective and appropriate renal services that meet the needs of the community serviced by the Western Australian Country Health Service; - Establish accredited rural centres of excellence providing evidence based culturally appropriate, best practice renal dialysis outreach services, patient education programs and support clients on home dialysis congruent with the WA Renal Dialysis Business Continuity Plan; - Form and maintain close relationships with the allocated Tertiary Renal Unit, and Home Therapies provider to promote access to timely evidence based renal treatment planned by a multidisciplinary team.
Wheatbelt Workforce Governance Sub-Committee - Terms of Reference
The WACHS Wheatbelt Workforce Governance Sub-Committee is responsible to the WACHS Wheatbelt Executive Committee. Its primary role is to lead best practice and innovative workforce planning and organisational development strategies to contribute to enhanced organisational performance in line with WACHS and WACHS Wheatbelt Strategic Directions.
WMHS and GSMHS - WMHS Southern Wheatbelt Integration Project Working Group - Terms of Reference
The purpose of this committee is to provide operational and logistical oversight and governance of the relocation of NCMHS and its integration with WMHS.
Workers' Compensation and Injury Management System
All sections within this document have been superseded (see documents under their individual titles) EXCEPT the Injury Management Procedure.
Workers' Compensation Claims Management Procedure
Return to work is a fundamental objective of the Western This procedure sets out the responsibilities of all those within the process underlying the lodgement and management of workers' compensation claims for WACHS.
Workforce Learning and Development Policy
The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) aims to provide a learning and development framework that provides for the delivery of safe, high quality, consumer centred care and service. We achieve this through supporting and facilitating learning programs that provide for the development and maintenance of professional skills through contemporary workforce education and learning. Ensuring ongoing skills development and continuous learning assists us to attract and retain a workforce whose skills and capability grow in line with service needs.
Working Alone - Community Visiting - Goldfields Mental Health Service
The purpose of this procedure is to ensure that staff are provided with a safe workplace regardless of location or level of supervision, the clinical and physical environment in which care is to be delivered must be assessed with possible risks identified and managed.
Working Alone - SPOT GPS Tracker Cheat Sheet
Quick guide to using the SPOT GPS Tracker.
Working Alone - SPOT GPS Tracker Programming Procedure
This document relates to staff who require the ability to send GPS Coordinates based on a risk assessment. It informs users how to program the SPOT GPS tracker.
Working Alone - SPOT GPS Tracker User Reference Guide
This document (should be available for reference in the glovebox of the vehicle being travelled in) describes how to use and activate the SPOT GPS tracker.
Working Alone - Staff Movement Sheet
Record sheet for staff home visiting movements/schedules.
Working in Isolation - Minimum Safety and Security Standards for all Staff Policy
The purpose of this policy is to define the requirements and establish minimum safety and security standards for all staff working in isolation or alone throughout the WA Country Health Service (WACHS).
Working with Visual Display Units (VDUs) - Information Sheet
This is a guide for people who work with visual display units. It answers questions about VDUs and health and suggests some simple adjustments that users can make to workstations and screens to make them more comfortable and easy to use.
Workplace Ergonomics Guideline
This guideline is part of the hazard management element of the WACHS safety management system and is designed to ensure that a consistent, consultative risk management approach is applied to workplace ergonomic safety risks within all workplaces in WACHS.
Workplace Inspection Guideline
The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is committed to providing a safe place of work for its employees, contractors and visitors. This document has been designed to provide guidance for Managers, Safety and Health Representatives (SHRs), workers and those responsible for WACHS sites on the workplace inspection process at WACHS.
Workplace Violence Risk Assessment Form
Workplace Violence Risk Assessment Work Sheet. (Editable versions of the Workplace Violence Risk Assessment Form and Safety Improvement Action Plan (SIAP) available via 'Related Forms' to the right.)
Wound Drainage Systems 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.

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