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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
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
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
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
28 Feb 2022

To round out the Care closer to home package as part of our cardiovascular program of work, we have one last exciting opportunity that is uniquely focused on supporting urgent care centres (UCCs) in regional and rural Victoria. 

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  • Cardiac
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
25 Jan 2022

We are inviting expressions of interest from people living with heart failure who have had a hospital admission in Victoria in the last 3 years, or their carer or family member. 

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  • Patient experience and outcomes