In February 2021, we published Best Care guidance on 26 elective surgery procedures.
This guidance and consumer information provide evidence-based information for Victorian healthcare professionals and consumers in relation to elective procedures that can only be performed under certain circumstances or at certain time intervals.
We have expanded the series of Best Care guidance to include new guidance on:
Consumer guidance for all procedures is available on the Better Health Channel.
We would like to thank the multidisciplinary advisory group members chaired by Prof David Watters, and the expert working groups chaired by Prof Alexander Heriot and Prof Wendy Brown. The members' commitment to ensuring the guidance is relevant, user friendly and evidence based was paramount.
Please circulate widely amongst your health service community.