Student Awards 2020


As the sponsor of the Quality in Health Care, University of Newcastle / University of New England Joint Medical Program 2020 Student Awards, ACHS continues to recognise the importance of tertiary level healthcare safety and quality education.

ACHS’s goal is to foster and encourage practical quality and safety projects from emerging medical professionals to ensure they take on the ethos of delivering quality and safety to patients throughout their careers.

Winner (2020)

Submission Title: The Appropriateness of Urine Sampling in Paediatric Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department – a Clinical Audit

Authors: Catherine Manca, Grace Nelson, Hannah Wallder, Juliet Archibald and Phoebe Lewis

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Highly Commended (2020)

Submission Title: Compliance with the Ottawa Ankle Rules in the Emergency Department: An audit of the extent of over-imaging in Gosford Hospital ED

Authors: Rhea Darbari Kaul, Matea Dominkovic, Mohammad Riashad Monjur, Claudia Saab, Alexandra Winters

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Last Review Date 16 December 2020

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