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05 Dec 2022

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
03 Nov 2022

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
26 Oct 2022

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
17 Oct 2022

We're seeking 9 clinicians, consumers and Human Factors professionals with a passion for driving positive change for the health of all Victorians to join our 2023-24 SCV Fellows program. 

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  • Innovation and improvement
06 Oct 2022

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare (ACSQHC) released the Sepsis Clinical Care Standard on June 30 2022.

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  • Infection prevention and control
  • Innovation and improvement
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
17 Jun 2022
We have expanded the series of Best Care guidance to include radiation post radical prostatectomy and removal of gallbladder during bariatric surgery.... Read more...
  • Innovation and improvement
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
03 May 2022

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

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  • Innovation and improvement