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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
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
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
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
01 Sep 2021

A new project led by the Florey Institute is using data fro

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  • Stroke
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
05 Feb 2020

Tonsillectomy is one of the most common childhood surgeries and is usually performed to treat snoring, obstructive sleep apnoea or frequent tonsillitis.

New resources are now available to help families decide whether their child needs surgery to remove their tonsils. 

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  • Paediatric
16 Dec 2019

More babies are getting a better start to life, according to the latest data from Safer Care Victoria (SCV).

The annual Perinatal services performance indicators report compares outcomes for women and newborns at Victorian hospitals.

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  • Maternity and newborn
  • Paediatric