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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 11 Hansard (Thursday, 11 November 2021) . . Page.. 3450 ..


(1)

ICU* and COVID Ward

Week ending

Number of nurses rostered

(headcount)

(includes new starter/relief/casual staff)

22 August 2021

33*

29 August 2021

116

5 September 2021

86

12 September 2021

115

19 September 2021

83

*ICU data represents the number of nurses rostered to manage COVID-19 suspected or confirmed patients.

**ICU data not included as there were no COVID-19 patients in ICU the week ending 22 August 2021.

(2)

ICU and COVID Ward

Week ending

Staff rostered and not fit tested

(includes new starter/relief/casual staff)

22 August 2021

Not available

29 August 2021

Not available

5 September 2021

40

12 September 2021

16

19 September 2021

8


ACT Health—management systems(Question No 452)

Mrs Jones asked the Minister for Health, upon notice, on 17 September 2021:

(1) What information technology system or other system does the ACT currently use to manage notifiable diseases.

(2) When did the Government decide to obtain a new Notifiable Diseases Management System.

(3) Why did the Government decide to obtain a new Notifiable Diseases Management System.

(4) When will the Notifiable Diseases Management System, supplied under contract notice 638806, be fully implemented.

Ms Stephen-Smith: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

(1) The ACT Health Directorate (ACTHD) uses two systems for public health management, surveillance, and investigation of notifiable diseases:

NDMS - A bespoke Digital Data and Technology solutions (DDTS) developed system known as the Notifiable Disease Management System (NDMS); and

REDCap.


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