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03 Jun 2022

SCV’s Mental Health Improvement Program is recruiting a Clinical Lead to support the Safety for all: Towards elimination of restrictive practices - Breakthrough Series Collaborative.  

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  • Mental health
02 Jun 2022

In a highly anticipated breakout session at Giant Steps 22 on Thursday afternoon, Jo Rench, Manager of Psychology at Austin Hospital, outlined three variations of positive psychology programs carried out at Austin Health to improve worker... Read more...

  • Mental health
26 Oct 2021

Safety for all is a Mental Health Improvement Program initiative, which will respond to the Royal Commission’s key quality improvement priorities.

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  • Mental health
03 Sep 2020
Cases of PIMS-TS - a novel post-infectious systemic hyperinflammatory syndrome - have been reported in children in Victoria... Read more...
  • Paediatric
  • Emergency care
07 Apr 2020

Everyone deserves to feel safe in emergency care settings, but this can be challenging when caring for people who are agitated or aggressive. 

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  • Clinical/acute care
  • Emergency care
31 Jan 2020
Safer Care Victoria has produced draft guidance to improve care for people who are agitated or aggressive (experiencing acute behavioural disturbance) in emergency care settings.... Read more...
  • Clinical/acute care
  • Emergency care
16 Oct 2019

Wednesday 16 October is ‘Restart a Heart’ Day, a global campaign to raise awareness on the importance of learning cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and having access to Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in our community. 

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  • Emergency care
  • Cardiac
03 Sep 2019

We are currently seeking consumers to join our Emergency Care Clinical Network Insight subcommittee.

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  • Consumer engagement
  • Emergency care
29 Jul 2019

This expression of interest is now closed.

Consumer completed measures can help facilitate a partnership between consumers and mental health clinicians at the point of care and clarify treatment and care goals.

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  • Consumer engagement
  • Mental health
  • Patient experience and outcomes
07 Jun 2019

When a patient presents to an emergency department or urgent care centre, they should be given the best available and most up-to-date information. Which is why we’ve updated our patient information fact sheets for emergency presentations.

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  • Emergency care