Emergency Department, July 2020
Dr Clare Skinner – Communities of Practice. The prevalence of COVID-19 in NSW is currently very low, and the vast majority of cases that do occur come from a known cluster of confirmed case. This means if you’re working in an Emergency Department in NSW your chance of coming into contact with active COVID-19 infection is actually incredibly low.
With challenging months ahead, a number of campaigns are asking the public to show their support for those working hard to contain the spread of the virus – from buying a healthcare worker a coffee to offering up your babysitting services.
Don’t forget the elderly this holiday season – MonthlyChron Don’t forget the elderly this holiday season
Hornsby Ku-ring-gai residents are being reminded to check on elderly neighbours and loved ones over the holiday season, with the festive period a vulnerable time for some. While the Christmas and New Year season can be a busy one with family gatherings, the elderly can feel isolated due to living long distances from families, illness or being less mobile.
Larger facilities best equipped to provide health care to aged care residents, Sydney emergency medicine director tells Commission – and there is scope for specialist aged care medical workforce – The Weekly SOURCE, December 2019
Larger facilities best equipped to provide health care to aged care residents, Sydney emergency medicine director tells Commission – and there is scope for specialist aged care medical workforce – The Weekly SOURCE
Aged care facilities that employ their own GPs and physiotherapists typically provide better clinical care to their residents – and there is potential to build a dedicated medical workforce within residential care, according to Dr Clare Skinner (pictured above), the Director of Emergency Medicine at Sydney’s Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital, which developed the Geriatric Rapid Acute Care Evaluation (GRACE), an aged care in-reach program to reduce hospital admissions.
By Melanie Rule and Bethany Boulton If there’s one thing we know for sure, it’s that a career in Emergency Medicine is full of challenges. So, Te Wero, the challenge, was an apt theme for the ACEM Winter Symposium in Rotorua this week. Did our New Zealand brothers and sisters rise to the challenge?
Flu Vaccinations, April 2019
We already know that annual vaccination before the onset of each influenza season is strongly recommended and the typical period influenza circulation in New South Wales is in June to September. “I get my flu shot every year in April or May to prevent getting all of the symptoms and missing out on work if I get sick.
Mirage News – Taking A Positive Stance, February 2019
One of the best things you can do for your own wellbeing is to choose to adopt and project a positive attitude. That’s the message FACEM Dr Clare Skinner will be delivering when she takes to the stage as part of a panel discussion on personal sustainability, resilience and…
Last Christmas day the Hospital’s Emergency Department saw 139 patients which amounted to many concerned family members and disrupted plans. Emergency Department Director Dr Clare Skinner said there are some common occurrences that land people in the hospital, and most of them could have been avoided.
Garling After 10: Forum Highlights, November 2018
Do clinicians have enough input into health policy and resource allocation? Are doctors expected to do too much with too little? How much has hospital culture changed in the past 10 years? Has ‘the Great Schism’ between clinicians and managers been rectified?
This list of NSW-based female leaders from across local, state and federal governments were honoured for their talent in transforming communities and building high performing teams. NSW’s Parliament House hosted some of the state’s top public sector talent late last week in an effort to shine a light on role models for women.
Congratulations to FACEM Dr Clare Skinner, who has been included in the Top 50 Public Sector Women (NSW) list. The initiative has been developed to focus a spotlight on inspirational female leaders within the public sector, to support and guide them through mentoring and to highlight their work as role models for other women.
NSW Emergency Doctor Health and Wellbeing Day, January 2018
The first NSW Emergency Doctor Health and Wellbeing Day was held on Wednesday the 17th January at the Clovelly Lawn Bowls Club. There was a fantastic turnout of over 90 Emergency doctors in training and CMOs.
ABC – Rebel health think tank forms to tackle system reform (transcript) April 4, 2006
As a group of doctors calls for radical reform to fix Australia’s public hospital crisis, the 7.30 Report scrutinises a scheme in which members of the public would directly decide how the health dollars available to their communities should be spent.