Skip to main content

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.  

... Read more...
  • Mental health
  • Patient experience and outcomes

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

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.

... Read more...
  • Patient experience and outcomes

We’ve heard about how powerful partnering and co-design are in driving real change – but where do we start? And how do we do it well?

... Read more...
  • Consumer engagement

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.

... Read more...
  • Paediatric

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.

... Read more...
  • Incident response/review
  • Maternity and newborn
  • Paediatric

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.

... Read more...
  • Cardiac

In February 2021, SCV published Best Care guidance on 26 elective surgery procedures.

... Read more...
  • Innovation and improvement
Launched today, Victorian healthcare is embarking on its biggest improvement program to date.... Read more...
  • Quality/safety improvement