The Victorian Renal Clinical Network provides clinical leadership, expertise and advice to Safer Care Victoria with the ultimate aim of improving renal consumer outcomes and experiences.
The core functions of the network are to:
- provide strategic direction and commitment to advancing effective interventions, patient safety and experience
- drive best practice through clinical leadership and influence
- reduce variation in care by providing advice on evidence-based practices
- provide clinical advice and influence by building health service relationships
- measure clinical performance and monitor performance indicators
- support system-wide service development
- develop the workforce through clinical education and training.
- Watch the Renal Clinical Network webinars
- Read the quarterly renal key performance indicator reports
- Download the Renal transplant consent to waitlist form, available in eight languages
- Download the Home haemodialysis workshop summary report
- CARI guidelines: Infection control for haemodialysis units
Watch short films about renal patient experiences
The network recently sponsored a consumer film competition. The short films share renal patient experiences from across the world.
Hepatitis B infection control in haemodialysis centres
Produced by the network prior to the establishment of Safer Care Victoria in January 2017, this consensus document outlines the management of the hepatitis B virus (HBV) in haemodialysis units. It was written in response to a HBV transmission event that occurred between patients who attended the same dialysis unit in 2014. Download the document