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QuickStart supporting patients with newly acquired spinal cord injuries — Metro South Health

Wednesday, 7 December, 2022

QuickStart supporting patients with newly acquired spinal cord injuries — Metro South Health

A new intake model called QuickStart is now offering better support to patients awaiting admission to state’s Spinal Cord Injury Service at PA Hospital, and the clinical teams caring for them.

Research shows early admission to a specialist spinal unit results in the best clinical outcomes for people with newly acquired spinal cord injury (SCI) so the Queensland Spinal Cord Injuries Service (QSCIS) set about developing an initiative that would expedite access despite workforce impacts from COVID-19 and winter demands.

Project Coordinator Donna Harre said that while support for patients awaiting admission and non-specialist clinicians across Queensland is not new, the focus of the project is removing the block at the admission end for patients with new injuries.

Read more at: https://metrosouth.health.qld.gov.au/news/quickstart-supporting-patients-with-newly-acquired-spinal-cord-injuries

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