NSW ahead of curve on trauma management
A landmark agreement between the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS), the NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) Institute of Trauma and Injury Management and the NSW State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA), will help advance the trauma care patients receive, and provide an opportunity for NSW to become a national leader in the management of trauma care.
Under the agreement, all trauma centres managing injured patients in NSW will participate in the Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) trauma verification process over the next three years.
The benchmarking process is the gold standard in trauma care and assists hospitals to analyse their systems of care for the trauma patient. It is based on the principle that all injured patients achieve the best outcome when seen by the right person, at the right place, in the right time.
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The National Tribune: April 14, 2021