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Dr Redley is a Senior Research Fellow in the Epworth Deakin Centre for Clinical Nursing Research, a partnership between Deakin University and Epworth Healthcare. She brings over 25 year’s experience working experience across hospital, university and government settings. She has health held senior roles in clinical education (emergency department) and project management in the Department of Health in departments responsible for acute health services. She has also worked as a consultant across a range of clinical and non-clinical settings. She has excellent knowledge of emergency clinical care, models of care in acute hospitals and emergency departments, health system performance and service redesign and improvement.
Supervision of Honours, Masters and PhD students.
Teaches in postgraduate specialty courses for Critical Care and Emergency Nursing.
In 2012, Unit Chair for:
• T1 HNN 746 Nursing, Cultural Diversity and Politics of Health Care
• T2 HNN732 Advanced Clinical Decision Making
Research focus is quality and safety of patient care in inpatient health care settings. Specific research interests include clinical communication and handover; enhancing the performance of frontline interprofessional health care teams (interprofessional communication and teamwork); patient participation in the health care team; and supporting sustainable changes in day to day clinical practices and hospital activities. Projects to date have included patient and family needs in critical illness, interprofessional teamwork and handover communication in complex clinical settings (recovery rooms and emergency departments), redesign models of care in emergency department and acute medicine, clinical engagement in service improvement and research, a model for interprofessional teamwork for older person care, minimising harms of hospitalisation for the older person in acute care, development and application of health policy, and innovations in models of care to deliver increased quality and safety and a high performing health system.
2012 European Prostate Nurses Conference (Paris) Award for best Poster (second prize) (co-author and design of poster).
2011 International prostate symposium (Melbourne) Award for best Poster (First prize) (co-author and design of poster)
2009 The Alfred Research Week Professor of Medicine Award for best Quality and Safety
Poster (co-author and design of poster).
2005 The Alfred Research Week best Nursing poster.
2005 Phillipa Moore Publication Prize awarded by CENA (Vic Branch).
2004 Royal College of Nursing Australia, National Research Scholarship Fund, Bequest Fund for Research
2004 Australian Nurses Federation Annual Research Grant
1996 Florence Nightingale Committee of Victoria (Inc) bursary
Royal College of Nursing, Australia
Australian Nursing Federation
College of Emergency Nursing Australasia
African Federation for Emergency Medicine
Committee Membership includes:
• Quality and Patient Safety (QPS) Strategic Research Centre, Deakin University
• Clinical leadership group for Older Person Care, Department of Health, Victoria
• Emergency and Trauma Expert Reference Group, Joanna Briggs Institute, International
• Clinical Handover Improvement sub-Committee Epworth Healthcare
• Technical Priority Reference Group, Deakin University
Bernice Redley. 2012 October. Assessment and triage of critically ill or injured patients (Pre-conference Workshop), African Conference on Emergency Medicine, Accra, Ghana, Africa
Bernice Redley. 2012 October. Patient handover: strategies for effective clinical handover (Pre-conference Workshop) African Conference on Emergency Medicine, Accra, Ghana, Africa
Bernice Redley. 2012 October. Effective handover communication in the Emergency Department, (Poster) African Conference on Emergency Medicine, Accra, Ghana, Africa
Bernice Redley 2012 October Designing effective handover communication in the ED.(concurrent paper)10th International Conference for Emergency Nursing, Hobart, Australia.
Bernice Redley, Mari Botti, Tracey Bucknall, Megan-Jane Johnstone 2011 September Inter-professional clinical handover in the emergency department: tools for patient safety (Poster).
The International Society for Quality in Health Care 28th International conference, Hong Kong.
Botti, M., Bucknall, T., Redley, B. H., A., Clarke, A.2009 November, Using tools to evaluate the quality of interprofessional clinical handover in complex settings. (workshop) Using Tools to Make Clinical Handover Safe: a Practical Workshop, Brisbane
Redley, B. 2009 October 11-14, Improving the patient experience in emergency department; policy and practice (concurrent paper). International Society for Quality in HealthCare, Dublin
Mari Botti, Bernice Redley, Megan-Jane Johnstone, Tracey Bucknall, Peter Cameron, Sue Evans, Shelley Jeffcott, Judy Currey, Sandra De Rome Botti, M., Redley, B. 2009 October 11-14, A process support tool for quality improvement of interprofessional handover in Post Anaesthetic Care Units (PACU) (Concurrent paper) International Society for Quality in HealthCare , Dublin.
Bernice Redley, Mari Botti, Megan-Jane Johnstone, Tracey Bucknall, Peter Cameron, Sue Evans, Shelley Jeffcott, Judy Currey, Sandra De Rome. 2009 October 11-14, Safety culture and team climate in Post Anaesthetic Care Units (PACU): its impact on handover safety (concurrent paper). International Society for Quality in HealthCare , Dublin
Bernice Redley, Mari Botti 2009 October 11-14,. A guide to enhance interactions between clinician and family of critically ill patients in emergency departments. (Poster) International Society for Quality in HealthCare , Dublin
Botti, M, Redley, B. Johnstone, M. J., Bucknall, T., Cameron, P., Evans, S., Jeffcott, S., Currey, J., De Rome, S. & McNess, A. 2009 October A process support tool for quality improvement of interprofessional handover in Post Anaesthetic Care Units (PACU). Research Week The Alfred Awarded Professor of Medicine prize for best quality and safety poster.
Zimmerman, D. and Redley B. 2009 March Transitional Care for Older People: making the difference. Promoting a positive patient experience for older people in the emergency department (Concurrent paper), Sydney.
Botti, M., Bucknall, T., Redley, B. H., McNess, A., Clarke, A., & Alexander, L. 2009 March Using tools to evaluate the quality of interprofessional clinical handover in complex settings. (workshop) Using Tools to Make Clinical Handover Safe: a Practical Workshop, Brisbane
Redley, B., Zimmerman, D., Improving the experience for Aboriginal people in Victorian Emergency Departments Health Innovation Showcase Conference, Melbourne
Redley, B. 2008 August 28-30, Improving patient experiences through enhanced communication in the emergency department. (Concurrent paper) CENA Annual National Conference, Perth.
Lopez, D & Redley, B. 2008 August 28-30 Informing Clinical Policy for ED waiting room management to reduce the incidence of ‘left before treatment’. (Concurrent paper) CENA Annual National Conference, Perth