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02 Jun 2022
  • Patient experience and outcomes
02 Jun 2022

Sleep disruption or insomnia is a debilitating problem for 30 per cent of the population. In hospitals, insomnia can seriously disrupt operations, which is why patients are being prescribed sedation medications to help them get a good night’s sleep.

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  • Patient experience and outcomes
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
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
18 Feb 2022
Applications are now open for our 2022 Improvement Coach course, a program that increases your knowledge of quality improvement and equips you with skills necessary for coaching improvement teams.... Read more...
  • Innovation and improvement
  • Quality/safety improvement