HITH TV is a one-stop location for you to access video presentations on all things HITH.
St John of God Health Choices
In this episode we visit the Health Choices home nursing and personal care team from St John of God Private Hospital in Geelong, Victoria.
We see how the Health Choices service gets patients out of hospital and back to where they want to be – home
In this episode we visit the Hospital in the Home program at The Tweed Hospital to see how their use of saline filled Baxter infusors is getting patients home fast.
Brisbane Metro North
Meet Laureen Hines, Coordinator for Brisbane Metro North HITH service and Dr Robert Horvath the Infectious Diseases Physician, to find out how HITH works to ensure patients receive the equivalent level of care at home as an alternative to being in the hospital. Find out how Janine Bond, Clinical Nurse for Brisbane Metro North delivers HITH services to Peter, who was happy to get back to the comfort of his own home and his cat.
Prof Hugh Dickson, Director of the Ambulatory Care Unit at Liverpool Hospital, describes the positive features of a HITH service, including the convenience of once a day visits to HITH patients, and the simplicity offered by an elastomeric device that delivers continuous infusion of antibiotics over a 24 h period. Understand how the portable and noiseless device works and how flexible patient treatments and HITH services can be.
Barb Farrelly, the HITH Coordinator at Flinders Medical Centre shows how they coordinate their HITH service in Adelaide. Find out how they manage the ordering, dispensing and delivery of the 24 h continuous infusion antibiotic (IV) delivery devices to HITH patients like vintage car enthusiast Bruce.
Macarther Ambulatory Care Service
How does a HITH service operate? Meet Director Dr Nick Collins, and Nursing Unit Manager Sue Pickett, of the Macarther Ambulatory Care Service, and gain insight into how HITH works for HITH patients like Carol and her HITH Nurse Lisa.