The Tweed Hospital Paediatric Hospital in the Home (HITH) & Lismore Base Hospital Paediatric Acute Care Service (PACS) services
The Tweed Hospital Paediatric Hospital in the Home (HITH) & Lismore Base Hospital Paediatric Acute Care Service (PACS) services provides acute or sub-acute treatment and clinical interventions outside the acute hospital environment.
HITH and PACS services are designed for the sustainable provision of integrated, safe, effective and child, young people and their families centred care in settings other than a hospital inpatient bed. This care would historically require admission to an inpatient bed in hospital or a presentation to hospital for a clinical review. HITH and PACS services may include on site hospital clinic visits on home visits. Eligibility criteria for the service may include Post-operative care, clinical review, Treatment of and education on acute respiratory conditions including Asthma care, wound dressings, Intravenous medications and Care of intravenous lines Paediatric services are available at Lismore Base Hospital with plans to open a service at The Tweed Hospital in the near future.