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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
16 May 2022

We are seeking input from lived experience consumers as well as the health sector to provide feedback on our new draft guidance for the removal of gallbladder during bariatric surgery before 5 June 2022.

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  • Quality/safety improvement
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
04 May 2022

Heart failure is a chronic, progressive condition that reduces the heart’s capacity to pump blood around the body. More than 100,000 Australians a year are affected (Australian Institute for Health and Welfare 2021), and it has a 50-75% mortality rate within five years of diagnosis.

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  • Cardiac
04 May 2022

SCV’s Mental Health Improvement Program is recruiting one Clinical Lead and two Lived Experience Leads (consumer and carer) to support the Safety for all: Towards elimination of restrictive practices - Breakthrough Series Collaborative.  

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  • Mental health
26 Apr 2022
Launched today, Victorian healthcare is embarking on its biggest improvement program to date.... Read more...
  • Quality/safety improvement
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
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
08 Mar 2022

What is your experience of returning home after being in hospital with heart failure?  

We want to learn from people who: 

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  • Innovation and improvement
  • Cardiac
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