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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
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
26 Oct 2021

Safety for all is a Mental Health Improvement Program initiative, which will respond to the Royal Commission’s key quality improvement priorities.

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  • Mental health
03 Sep 2020
Cases of PIMS-TS - a novel post-infectious systemic hyperinflammatory syndrome - have been reported in children in Victoria... Read more...
  • Paediatric
  • Emergency care
07 Apr 2020

Everyone deserves to feel safe in emergency care settings, but this can be challenging when caring for people who are agitated or aggressive. 

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  • Clinical/acute care
  • Emergency care
31 Jan 2020
Safer Care Victoria has produced draft guidance to improve care for people who are agitated or aggressive (experiencing acute behavioural disturbance) in emergency care settings.... Read more...
  • Clinical/acute care
  • Emergency care