Monthly Archives: April 2016

Suicide workshops

ASIST = Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training ran a second workshop this week and is planning another in June. Active April is all about getting moving, becoming involved. So as much as suicide intervention training is not a physical activity, it … Continue reading

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Setting the Standards

Standard 9 The primary aims of the NSQHS Standards are to protect the public from harm and improve the quality of care provided by health service organisations. The Standards provide: A quality assurance mechanism that tests whether relevant systems are … Continue reading

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Linen record

The CGHS Linen Service last month hit a record so far this financial year for the amount of linen used. Linen Service Manager, Adam Crotty, said the result was a “great team achievement”. The graph below shows how the usage … Continue reading

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International Nurses Day

  Nurses throughout CGHS will be kicking up their heels soon to celebrate International Nurses Day. The Great Bandage Competition will be just one of many activities being held at CGHS to celebrate world-wide day on Thursday May 12. The … Continue reading

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And just for a laugh…

A salesman is driving toward home when he sees an guy thumbing for a ride on the side of the road. As the trip had been long and quiet, he stops the car and the hitchhiker gets in. After a … Continue reading

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Become a change-maker

Change Day invites you to be change-makers in health, aged care and community services right across Australia. It’s easy to get caught up believing that change needs to start somewhere else. We can end up waiting for someone else to … Continue reading

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Reason to celebrate

Staff in CGHS Women’s and Children’s Unit celebrated with an afternoon tea recently for having the highest number of staff members complete Standard 1 on Moodle. Nurse Unit Manager Kim Costin said “the afternoon tea was delicious and the room … Continue reading

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