Kia Ora. Thank you for invite. Emma Sutich. My name… My background: ED, Mental Health My experience: substandard delivery of care – lack of collaboration.
1. Published 2003. Good feedback. 2. Sponsors – team consists of project coordinator, MH, Maori MH, ED (Dr, nurse), consumer, family (catt, cmht, adolescent, cbt) 3. 4 targets, monthly documentation of targets, teleconferences
CEO, clinical and nursing leaders, psychiatrists, charge nurses, - enthusiasm, commitment. Problems: people leaving, not committed, time pressures, MH, Maori Mental Health, ED. Challenges: Different ED’s, hard for ED at times to understand MH and vice verca. Different agendas. Process mapping: consumer journeys, challenge for services to accept what actually happens, PDSA’s: permanent change implemented, eg assessment tool. Website: research, teleconferences, encourage use website discussion board. Eg cultural assessment – waikato Target 1: 90% access within 1 hr begin process of assessment, 2: 100% documented assessment: assessment of psychosocial stressors, cultural assessment, screen for mental illness, subsequent risk assessment within 72 hrs. Target 3: Written discharge plan given to client and whanau and sent to others involved in their care. Target 4a: 90% have follow-up appt within 48 hrs of discharge. Target 4b: 90% of people not attending appt contacted within 48 hrs of not attending. Contact person at NZGG, visits, telephone, get expert involved, eg Maori, MH, ED.
NZ Guidelines Group Self-harm and Suicide Prevention Collaborative: Progress in Implementing Change and Whakawhanaungatanga
Collaboratives – making best practice happen Silke Kuehl Emergency Nurse Advisor Self-harm and Suicide Prevention Collaborative - WhakawhanaungatangaNZGG – Self-harm and Suicide Prevention Collaborative
Outline • The collaborative − best practice implementation approach • Kiwi approach − whakawhanaungatanga • The benefits & early results − for consumers & cliniciansNZGG – Self-harm and Suicide Prevention Collaborative
Our collaborative • Best practice – evidence-based guideline • Best people – team with right experience and knowledge • Best process – results focused supported collaborativeNZGG – Self-harm and Suicide Prevention Collaborative
Participating DHBs Northland Waitemata Counties Manakau Waikato Lakes Taranaki Midcentral Hutt Valley West Coast SouthlandNZGG – Self-harm and Suicide Prevention Collaborative
We are using a best practice implementation process • Support from leaders and influencers • Team approach working across services • Use key tools - process mapping, PDSA • Encourage learning from others – latest research, other DHBs • Rapid feedback on impact of change – 4 targets • Ongoing support and guidance - NZGGNZGG – Self-harm and Suicide Prevention Collaborative
NZ Flavour Whakawhanaungatanga – what we do and the way we do it… • Connected like kin or whänau • Shared responsibility for one another • Common understanding • Cheerful cooperation • Corporate responsibility (Russell Bishop, Kathy Irwin and Louise Ihimaera)NZGG – Self-harm and Suicide Prevention Collaborative
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Benefits of a Collaborative • The collaborative process can achieve rapid change • Clinician driven process means that it is implemented using an evidence-base in a way that works for clinicians in their local situation • Implementing evidence-based proven methodology that can be used again & againNZGG – Self-harm and Suicide Prevention Collaborative
Benefits for Consumers • Improved responsiveness • Better referral and coordination between emergency and mental health services • Improved access to services • Improved follow up • Culturally appropriate services • Family/whänau and friends in the pictureNZGG – Self-harm and Suicide Prevention Collaborative
Benefits for DHBs • Opportunity to participate in national quality improvement project • Transferable skills • Cost effective • Professional development of staff • Manage service risk • Service improvement for consumersNZGG – Self-harm and Suicide Prevention Collaborative
Early Results • Better understanding of consumer journey • Changing attitudes in some EDs • Better relationships between Māori health, mental health and ED • Better idea of the number of people presenting with self-harm and suicide ideationNZGG – Self-harm and Suicide Prevention Collaborative
More collaboration • Collaborative methodology being evaluated in NZ • Opportunity to build on skills for other service areas • Contact NZGG for more information firstname.lastname@example.orgNZGG – Self-harm and Suicide Prevention Collaborative