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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
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
05 May 2021

During Patient Experience week last week, the Victorian Agency for Health Information (VAHI), in partnership with Safer Care Victoria (SCV) and the Department of Health (the Department), hosted a webinar to support the recent release of the... Read more...

  • Patient experience and outcomes
05 May 2021

Men who have been treated for prostate cancer in Victoria can now compare their experiences with thousands of Victorian men who have survived the disease via a new resource.

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  • Patient experience and outcomes
13 Apr 2021

Background

As there is no public announcement system at Benalla Health, the current alert system involves activation of an ‘emergency’ call buzzer for all levels of deterioration. Therefore, the current alert system cannot differentiate between a code blue and a rapid response call.

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04 Mar 2021

Safer Care Victoria, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, and The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) have partnered in a project to reduce unnecessary prescribing of acid suppression therapy (AST) for infant reflux.

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  • Patient experience and outcomes