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22 Jul 2022

Safer Care Victoria (SCV) has been notified of several sentinel events involving the deterioration of children who have presented to Emergency Departments (EDs) across Victoria with sepsis. Review of these events has identified similar themes. 

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  • Paediatric
02 Jun 2022

We’ve heard about how powerful partnering and co-design are in driving real change – but where do we start? And how do we do it well?

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  • Consumer engagement
25 May 2022

Children in the Emergency Department (ED) deteriorate unexpectedly. Paediatric sentinel events and coroners’ cases have recurring themes related to parent/carers' inability to effectively escalate their concerns about their child's deterioration whilst in the ED.

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  • Paediatric
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
15 Mar 2022

With the support of Adult Retrieval Victoria, Ambulance Victoria, the Paediatric Clinical Network, Safer Care Victoria is introducing the Paediatric Critical Health Resource Information System (Paediatric CHRIS) on 16 March 2022 across Victoria.

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  • Paediatric
21 Feb 2022

Making it easier for you to find the content you need, all information about the Victorian Agency for Health Information (VAHI) has now moved to the VAHI portal

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  • Corporate information
18 Oct 2021

Safer Care Victoria is seeking expressions of interest for the Chair of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board.

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  • Corporate information
15 Sep 2021

Representing more of the Victorian community than ever before, 14 new members have been appointed to the state’s long-running Consultative Council on Obstetric and Paediatric Mortality and Morbidity (CCOPMM). 

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  • Corporate information
13 Sep 2021

Despite a challenging year for Victorian healthcare, there have also been many achievements and improvements.

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  • Corporate information
10 Sep 2021

My move to Australia has been long in coming but has happened at last and already I have been made to feel very welcome.

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  • Corporate information