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Safety culture is an organisational culture that places a high level of importance on safety beliefs, values, attitudes, and practices. A powerful predictor of patient harm, it plays a pivotal role in shaping the quality of care in healthcare systems. 

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In accordance with the Health Legislation Amendment (Quality and Safety Act) 2022, Victoria’s first Chief Quality and Safety Officer (CQSO) has been appointed.

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Safer Care Victoria is offering a Just Culture toolkit to improve safety culture at participating services and therefore improve patient experiences and outcomes. ... Read more...
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Safer Care Victoria is offering more topics and more places in its popular incident review training in 2020... Read more...
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Losing a baby before or during birth is traumatic for families and the clinicians who care for them, and this is why Safer Care Victoria (SCV) and 19 Victorian health services are partnering to reduce preventable stillbirths.

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Were you lucky enough to grab a ticket for GIANT STEPS 2019?

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Ahead of GIANT STEPS 2019 we caught up with one of our speakers, Dr Zoe Wainer, Head of Public Health and Medical Director at Bupa, to learn about how sex differences are critical to all aspects of healthcare and to find out what’s in store for her session.

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Updated guidelines are now available to support Victorian health services in submitting their annual quality account.

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