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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
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
25 Mar 2022
Safer Care Victoria is offering a Just Culture toolkit to improve safety culture at participating services and therefore improve patient experiences and outcomes. ... Read more...
  • Safety cultures
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
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
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
20 Dec 2021

Safer Care Victoria is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Chief Allied Health Officer, Ms Briana Baass. Briana will replace Ms Donna Markham who has served in the role since 2018, providing leadership and strategic direction for Victoria’s allied health workforce.

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  • Governance/leadership
24 Nov 2021
By becoming a sponsor, you'll have plenty of opportunities to promote your organisation’s products and services to more than 1000 healthcare workers from across Australia.... Read more...
  • Governance/leadership
  • Innovation and improvement
  • Quality/safety improvement