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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We are seeking input from lived experience consumers as well as the health sector to provide feedback on our new draft guidance for the removal of gallbladder during bariatric surgery before 5 June 2022.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
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
08 Dec 2021

Greater insights into the longer-term impact of COVID-19 in the Victorian community as well as the effect of vaccination on health outco

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  • Infection prevention and control