Continuum of Care policies guide patient care from the time of the initial episode of care until separation, and incorporate quality and safety principles into all aspects of care and services.

The Network's policies are below:

Policy No Title Last Revision Date
1.020 Medication Management Sep 2019
1.025 Clinical Observation Beds in Health Centres Jan 2019
1.036 Health Assessments (Adolescents) Aug 2016
1.037 Long Bay Hospital Admission Policy (Referral, Admission and Assessment) Jan 2019
1.040 Drug and Alcohol Service Provision Jul 2017
1.066 Management of Patients Exposed to Blood or Body Fluids Jun 2019
1.070 Child Residents (in Adult Correctional Centres) - Clinical Responsibilities Jan 2018
1.075 Clinical Handover (ImpG) Aug 2020
1.078 Care Coordination, Assessment, Planning & Review Forensic Hospital Sep 2020
1.080 Clinical Services Provided by JH&FMHN Apr 2018
1.085 Consent to Medical Treatment - Patient Information Jun 2016
1.095 Contraception & Contraceptive Devices Aug 2017
1.096 Clinical Procedure Safety  (ImpG) Dec 2015
1.100 Plastic Cosmetic Surgery or Plastic Reconstructive Surgery and Tattoo Removal Aug 2020
1.111 Court and Police Cell Complexes (Adults) - Healthcare Responsibilities Oct 2017
1.120 Management of a Death Jan 2018
1.130 Dental Services May 2019
1.135 Therapeutic Diets – Clinically Recommended Aug 2017
1.141 Release Planning and Transfer of Care Policy - Adult to External Providers Sep 2016
1.142 Discharge Planning – Medical Subacute Unit and Aged Care and Rehabilitation Unit, Long Bay Hospital Sep 2018
1.170 Early Release for Health Related Reasons Mar 2019
1.174 End of Life Care, Resuscitation Plans and Advance Care Directives Jul 2018
1.175 Management of Advanced Liver Disease and Hepatocellular Carcinoma Jan 2018
1.176 Advanced Nursing Practice Skills for Registered Nurses and Midwives May 2019
1.180 Enforced Medication - FH and LBH MHU Aug 2020
1.192 Primary Agency for Forensic Patients in Custody (Adults) Mar 2017
1.193 Sexual Safety - Forensic Hospital Sep 2019
1.215 Wound Assessment & Management Policy Mar 2018
1.220 Use of Physical Restraints on Patient within JH&FMHN Sep 2018
1.225 Health Assessments in Male and Female Adult Correctional Centres Jul 2017
1.230 Health Care Interpreter Services - Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Patients Jun 2019
1.231 Health Problem Notification Form (Adults) Sep 2019
1.235 Health Problem Notification & Escort Form (Adolescents) Dec 2017
1.241 Management and Treatment of Hepatitis B Virus and Hepatitis C Virus Dec 2017
1.242 HIV Care Management and Treatment Jun 2017
1.243 Management of Patients with HIV who Risk Infecting Others  Oct 2020
1.245 Immunisation of Patients Oct 2017
1.246 Aseptic Technique Policy Nov 2018
1.250 Hunger Strikes Aug 2020
1.252 Access to Local Public Health Services Jan 2018
1.253 Access to Private Health Services Mar 2019
1.262 Medical & Nursing Certificates (Adults) Sep 2018
1.263 Medical Holds Sep 2018
1.275 Management of Suspected Cases of Meningococcal Disease Oct 2017
1.300 Afterhours and On-Call Services Statewide Sep 2019
1.302 Clinical Management Patients on Prescription Opioid Analgesics Jun 2017
1.303 Optometry Services Jan 2018
1.319 Patient Engagement and Observation – Forensic Hospital and Long Bay Hospital Mental Health Unit May 2018
1.322 Recognition and Management of Patients who are Clinically Deteriorating (ImpG) Aug 2016
1.331 Referrals between CSNSW and JH&FMHN Aug 2017
1.335 Referrals of Young People to the Community Integration Team Sep 2019
1.336 Referrals (Adults and Adolescents) - Forensic Hospital Nov 2018
1.337 Admission (Adults and Adolescents) - Forensic Hospital Nov 2018
1.338 Transfer of Care (Adults and Adolescents) - Forensic Hospital Nov 2018
1.340 Accommodation - Clinical Recommendations (Adults) Jul 2018
1.350 Aggression, Seclusion & Restraint in MH Facilities - LBH MHU (ImpG) Feb 2020
1.361 Self-Administration of Coagulation Factor Sep 2017
1.362 Patient Self-Referral for Health Assessment in the Adult Ambulatory Care Setting (Non urgent Issues Only) Oct 2017
1.363 Early Detection Program for BBVs / STIs Apr 2016
1.366 Segregation (Adolescent) Dec 2017
1.380 Suicide and Suicidal Behaviour Risk Management Jan 2020
1.407 Transport of Forensic Patients from LBH, MRRC and SWCC May 2018
1.410 Management of Transgender and Intersex Patients Sep 2019
1.422 Tuberculosis - Surveillance & Management of Confirmed & Suspected Cases Oct 2016
1.423 Unfit to Attend Court - Health Related Reasons Apr 2016
1.425 Venepuncture and Peripheral Cannulation Mar 2019
1.430 Management of Pregnant Women in Custody Dec 2017
1.434 Working with Families and Carers Feb 2020
1.437 Antimicrobial Stewardship Nov 2019
1.438 Assisted Reproductive Technology and Parentage Testing Apr 2018
1.439 Community Forensic Mental Health Remit of Services Nov 2018
1.441 Emergency Sedation FH & LBH MHU Oct 2020
1.442 Mental Health Helpline May 2018
1.443 Custodial MH Referral Case Management Jan 2019

 

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