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Coroners Act Response to the Coronial Findings in the matter of Ms Irene Magriplis dated 21 September 2017



Coroners Act Response to the Coronial Findings in the matter of Ms Irene Magriplis dated 21 September 2017

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,j() _'t!l" ' J' :t l t\~{~~r t:. /.- O RMO rotation from RDH to DPH was established in early 2010 via the Division of Medicine. ~;.... .... 1 -l In 2014, with e~pansion of DPH with HDC/CCU, there was a need to further expand the RMO cover provided within DPH to ensure 24 hour coverage of the wards seven days a week. Four full time positions were established with the DPH based RMO working 12 hours shifts on a rotating roster. The DPH RMOs provide general medical cover for both medical and surgical patients admitted to DPH under the supervision of the admitting Specialist. These positions provide a unique learning and training opportunity to work in the private sector and lnt~ract directly wi~h DPH Specialists. Hospital Overview Darwin Private Hospital is a 108 bed facility consisting of: Jacana Ward: 44 bed acute medical/surgical unit and Includes the 4 beds allocated as the Special Observation Unit ($0U). Surgical admissions primarily elective post operative. . Medical admissions primarily via Consultants rooms or transferred from RDH. Cardiologv admissions. Cardiac patients often transferred from RDH CCU for telemetry monitoring on the ward. Key Personnel: Nurse Unit Manager Clinical Nurse, Level 2 Special Observations Unit: 4 Beds consisting of a three bed room with an adjacent private room which sits within Jacana ward. Surgical admissions directly from Operating Theatre as a result of clinical deterioration in current in patients from all units. Medical admissions from deteriorating current hl"patients, directly from RDH and from VMO rooms. Cardiac patients requiring monitoring from DPH Cath Lab, VMO rooms, RDH ccu and other areas of RDH. Key Personnel: Nurse Unit Manager Corella 31 bed Sub-acute medical and Rehabilitation unit. Sub-acute medical admissions. Rehabilitation admissions primarily from Jacana Ward post general or orthopaedic surgery, post~acute medical illness and from RDH. Key Personnel: Nurse Unit Manager Clinical Nurse, Level2 Jabiru 20 bed Obstetric and Gynaecology unrt 4 Bed Paediatric Unit 6 bed Special Care Nursery Level 28 Key Personnel: Jabiru Nurse Unit Manager, Paediatric Nurse Unit Manager, Birth Suite Nurse Unit Manager

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