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05 Dec 2022

We’re calling for mental healthcare workforce (clinical, non-clinical, lived experience), individuals with lived experience (consumers, carers, family, supporters), academics, researchers, and data experts to share their expertise in our Mental Health Learning Health Network (LHN) Advisory Group... Read more...

  • Mental health
21 Oct 2022

In February 2021, the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System, published a five-volume report, consisting of 65 recommendations and a 10-year vision for an improved mental health service for consumers, carers/family members and staff.

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  • Mental health
20 Oct 2022

We're establishing a faculty to bring together consumers, carers/family/support persons, academics, clinical and non-clinical staff to support and consult on the improvement work to improve sexual safety within Victorian mental health inpatient units

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  • Mental health
17 Oct 2022

I came to Safer Care Victoria (SCV) following the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System.  The work of the Chief Mental Health Nurse is broad and includes providing support to mental health nurses as well as advising on mental health nursing practices across the state.

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  • Mental health
21 Sep 2022

We’ve all been in a bit of a time warp through this pandemic, where days merged into each other and months seemed like years, we’re all finding it difficult to keep track of what happened and when. I’m no different.

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  • Governance/leadership
20 Sep 2022

Open disclosure is a patient right and is a process that involves open and honest communication when harm has occurred.

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  • Consumer engagement
  • Governance/leadership
  • Incident response/review
  • Patient experience and outcomes
  • Quality/safety improvement
02 Aug 2022

Safer Care Victoria is seeking expressions of interest for the Chairperson of the Victorian Perioperative Consultative Council (VPCC) for a three-year term, 2022–25. 

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  • Governance/leadership
22 Jul 2022

Our organisation has grown in size and function since we were established in 2017, and we have recently revised our organisational structure to better reflect our purpose, clarify our priorities, and refresh our focus on quality and safety. 

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  • Governance/leadership
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