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Home use of handheld Doppler devices in pregnancy

Safer Care Victoria has identified an increased risk of perinatal mortality associated with the use of fetal heart rate monitors (fetal dopplers) purchased for use at home. 

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  • Maternity and newborn

Produced by the Victorian Perioperative Consultative Council (VPCC), the Improving care, before, during and after surgery 2021 report contains data, trends, and identified improvements in perioperative care in Victoria, based on... Read more...

  • Maternity and newborn

We’re excited to introduce several Learning Health Networks (LHNs) to bring clinicians, people with lived experience, academics, data experts, and improvement specialists together to improve clinical care and patient outcomes.  

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  • Patient experience and outcomes
  • Quality/safety improvement

If you're someone with lived experience, a clinician, researcher, data expert, or health system leader in critical care, emergency, infection, or paediatrics, we’d like to invite you to join the Acute Care Learning Health Network Advisory Group. 

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  • Clinical/acute care

Our Continuing Care Learning Health Network (LHN) will bring together clinicians, people with lived experience, health services, academics and other thought leaders to review relevant data/evidence and deliver improvement work to improve experiences and outcomes for every individual receiving... Read more...

  • Clinical/acute care

We’re looking for a Consumer Lead with lived experience in receiving acute care in a Victorian hospital(s) to join our Learning Health Network (LHN). Acute care includes experience within critical care, emergency, infection, and paediatrics.  

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  • Clinical/acute care

We’re calling for clinicians, carers, academics, GPs and people with lived experience in palliative, geriatrics and aged care to share their expertise in the Continuing Care LHN Advisory Group. 

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  • Clinical/acute care

Safer Care Victoria was recently notified of 5 adverse events where incorrect tubing had been connected to a mechanical infusion pump, resulting in an anaesthetic agent being administered at a higher rate than intended. 

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  • Patient experience and outcomes

The new Victorian Maternal and Child Health Advisory Group (VMCHAG) has an exciting opportunity for up to ten consumers to form the Maternal and Child Health Consumer Partners Group.

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  • Maternity and newborn

Adj Professor Stephen Cornelissen, Australian Red Cross Lifeblood Chief Executive, advised that there have been material increases in demand for blood products at levels not seen in many years.

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  • Patient experience and outcomes