HNE Innovation Scholarships
2018 Innovation Scholarship Winners
2017 Innovation Scholarship Winners
2016 Innovation Scholarship Winners
2015 Innovation Scholarship Winners
2014 Innovation Scholarship Winners
2013 Innovation Scholarship Winners
2012 Innovation Scholarship Winners
2011 Innovation Scholarship Winners
Project: Improving the Family/ Carer's Experience of Care of Children with Intestinal Failure through Increased Effectiveness of Healthcare Processes and Communication.
Team: Dr Aniruddh Deshpande (Paediatric Surgeon), Dr Scott Nightingale (Paediatric Gastroenterologist/Clinical Researcher), Dr Elizabeth Kepreotes (Clinical Nurse Consultant/Clinical Researcher).
Aim: To improve the experience of care for families and carers of children needing long term parenteral nutrition and multiple interventions for intestinal failures through
assessing current lacunae in healthcare processes and communication
understanding the clinical team and carer perspectives
creating a model of more effective care and communication in partnership with the parents of these children.
Project: Simulation on a Shoestring – working in collaboration to improve patient outcomes.
Team: Margaret Allwood, Acting Nurse Educator JHCH; Amy Wethered, Nurse Educator JHCH; Elizabeth Newham, Nurse Educator JHCH.
Aim: To provide ward based simulation in collaboration with ICU to improve the early detection and management of the paediatric patient including the ability to escalate according to local Clinical Emergency Response System (CERS) response. In addition, improving the professional relationship between the teams responding to deteriorating paediatric patients.
Lisa McGavern, Pat Marks & Amanda Orr
Project: One Less Worry: The Equipment Commitment to Families
Team: Lisa McGavern, Amanda Orr & Brooke Drelincourt
Aim: To facilitate a timely, individualised and compassionate response to equipment needs for every palliative child, with choice for the child and family regarding equipment items.
Project: A Way Forward, Youth Matter
Team Leaders: Tracey Finn, Team Leader, Youth Health Team
Aim: To provide a model of care that integrates and coordinates care across a continuum of service delivery to improve the health outcomes and life expectancy targeting Aboriginal Youth and working towards meeting the Closing the Gap targets.
Project: Establishment of a multidisciplinary Saliva Management Clinic for children with a disability in the Northern Child Health Network
Team Leaders: Melissa Hayles, Speech Pathologist, Kaleidoscope Paediatric Rehabilitation Service
Aim: To establish a multidisciplinary Saliva Management Clinic which works in partnerships with families, children and young people, and local medical and therapy services to facilitate optimal care and intervention with respect to children and adolescents with saliva management issues.
Project: Diabetes Sick Day App
Team Leaders: Helen Phelan & Dr Donald AndersonAim: To develop a comprehensive diabetes sick day app to enable:• easily accessible sick day information • improve consistency of sick day information across services and between health care professionals• reduce the risk of DKA and severe hypoglycaemia• reduce emergency presentations for minor illness that may have safely been managed at home