Fight Antimicrobial Resistance - Check Again
November 18 – 24 is World Antimicrobial Awareness Week. Safer Care Victoria is joining with clinicians and patients to promote the safe and appropriate use of antibiotics.
Detecting delirium before it begins
Delirium is a difficult condition to detect due to its fluctuating nature. By introducing a simple admission step, Eastern Health increased identification of at-risk patients and increased patient safety. Find out exactly how they did it.
Partnering with the best
Lead pharmacologist Adam Livori shares his excitement at being a Faculty Member of the Heart Failure Collaborative and explains why you too should get involved.
Discovering life’s routines helps prevent delirium
“We used to record people as ‘confused',” says nurse manager Sarah Jenkin. “Now we write delirium and take appropriate action to manage the condition.”
Speaking volumes: Asking older people ‘what matters’ is changing the dialogue
"Asking a simple question opened the door for a whole range of things." Hear from Central Highlands Rural Health on how the 4Ms changed the care of older people.
Three top improvement tips from Ballarat Health Services
"It was a new language and now we can all converse in it!" Hear from Dr Natasha Frawley about her team's experience through an improvement project, and get some tips for your own service.