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Targeting Zero recognised the importance of ensuring complex procedures are done in centres where best care can be provided.

The Best Place project aimed to develop commissioning and capability recommendations to define the best place for delivery to enable high-quality and safe care. 

Health services consulted

  • Melbourne Health
  • Austin Health
  • Northern Health
  • Albury Wodonga Health
  • Western Health
  • La Trobe Regional Hospital
  • Ballarat Health
  • Cabrini Health
  • Monash Health
  • St Vincent’s
  • Alfred Health
  • Eastern Health
  • Ramsay Health Care
  • Bendigo Health
  • Western District Health Service


The Best place project worked with expert advisory groups to develop two reports that outline recommendations to improve clinical guidance, advice and direction to drive high quality and safe patient outcomes in two key clinical areas:

  1. Cardiology
  2. Bariatric surgery

These reports will be delivered to the Department of Health for consideration in future policy.

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