Patient deterioration New Zealand: Current state and future developments
Jointly hosted by the Health Quality & Safety Commission and the Australia New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS), this two-day conference bought together nursing and medical staff, quality professionals, educators, consumers and leaders in health care.
We explored patient deterioration in the New Zealand context. This included the New Zealand early warning score, communication skills for ‘difficult conversations’, and patient, family and whānau escalation.
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Download the event flyer here.
- Associate Professor Daryl Jones is a leader in implementing and researching recognition and response systems in Australia.
Daryl is an Intensive Care Specialist at Austin Health and is Associate Professor at Monash University. He is also an adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne and an advisor to the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare. He graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1996.
Daryl has an interest in improving the recognition of, and response to deteriorating patients. His current research includes sepsis and end of life care. Recently, he has revealed that sepsis is an important precipitant for MET calls at Austin Health. In-hospital sepsis is associated with a high risk of death.