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03 Jun 2022

SCV’s Mental Health Improvement Program is recruiting a Clinical Lead to support the Safety for all: Towards elimination of restrictive practices - Breakthrough Series Collaborative.  

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  • Mental health
02 Jun 2022

In a highly anticipated breakout session at Giant Steps 22 on Thursday afternoon, Jo Rench, Manager of Psychology at Austin Hospital, outlined three variations of positive psychology programs carried out at Austin Health to improve worker... Read more...

  • Mental health
05 May 2022

Ensuring early intervention and preventative care programs focus on improving outcomes for priority maternal and child populations is a key recommendation in the latest maternity and childhood data report.

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  • Incident response/review
  • Maternity and newborn
  • Paediatric
26 Apr 2022
Launched today, Victorian healthcare is embarking on its biggest improvement program to date.... Read more...
  • Quality/safety improvement
19 Apr 2022

Adverse patient safety events are rarely isolated to one health service and much can be learned by sharing review findings. 

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  • Incident response/review
22 Mar 2022

Going beyond blaming human error, health services are encouraged to dive deep into the contributing factors behind the most serious cases of patient harm in Victoria.

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  • Incident response/review
18 Mar 2022

Safer Care Victoria is looking for health services to participate in a pilot project for a Falls review tool to help improve outcomes after falls related adverse events.

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  • Quality/safety improvement
01 Mar 2022

We are calling on clinicians and consumers to help us develop guidance on non-urgent, elective surgery that will better inform patient choices.

Some non-urgent elective procedures only offer benefits to patients under very specific circumstances.

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  • Innovation and improvement
  • Quality/safety improvement
01 Mar 2022

We are seeking nine clinicians with a passion for driving positive change for the health of all Victorians to join our 2022-23 Clinical fellows program. 

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  • Clinical/acute care
24 Feb 2022

Patients who are seriously harmed in hospitals will receive a genuine apology, understand what happened and why, and be part of future improvements – thanks to legislative amendments passed by Parliament yesterday.

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  • Incident response/review