The Tracheostomy Review and Management Service (TRAMS) is a specialist service introduced at Austin Health in 2002. A team of doctors, nurses, physiotherapists and speech pathologists coordinate and direct the care of patients with a tracheostomy tube across three campuses and into the community.
Austin Health is pleased to be a lead Australasian site for the Global Tracheostomy Collaborative along with the Royal Children's Hospital. Australasian hospitals wishing to join the GTC (Click Here)
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Click on the picture to watch a short film of Colin's story after sustaining a spinal cord injury whilst working on the farm. Colin's story provides a great example of what the community arm of TRAMS aims to facilitate when a long-term tracheostomy in necessary.
An inspirational BLOG by Gerard Stevenson telling his story after sustaining a spinal cord injury on August 24th 2014.