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29 Sep 2022

We're establishing a Cardiovascular Learning Health Network (LHN) to bring together clinicians, consumers, health services, academics and other thought leaders to review relevant data and evidence in order to improve the experiences and outcomes for consumers receiving cardiovascular care in... Read more...

  • Cardiac
  • Stroke
28 Sep 2022

We are establishing a Maternity and Newborn Learning Health Network (LHN) to bring together clinicians, consumers, health services, academics and other thought leaders to review relevant data and evidence and improve the experiences and outcomes for everyone receiving maternity care in Victoria... Read more...

  • Maternity and newborn
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

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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  • Quality/safety improvement
  • Safety cultures
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
16 Sep 2022

Establishment of our Cardiovascular learning health network (LHN) presents exciting new opportunities to work with us to improve safety and quality of healthcare and patient outcomes in Victoria. 

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  • Cardiac
  • Stroke
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
22 Jul 2022

Safer Care Victoria (SCV) has been notified of several sentinel events involving the deterioration of children who have presented to Emergency Departments (EDs) across Victoria with sepsis. Review of these events has identified similar themes. 

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  • Paediatric
19 Jul 2022
We’re here to support health services to prepare and implement new obligations and protections following adverse events.... Read more...
  • Incident response/review