For the first time all of Safer Care Victoria’s 11 clinical networks have a diverse representation of both clinicians and consumers across their governance and insight committees.
Thanks to a new framework that provides guiding principles, accountability arrangements, organisational context and key structural and operational elements, our clinical networks now operate with greater consistency.
Consumers are now more involved than ever in improving quality and safety in healthcare. Each clinical network has at least one consumer representative on its governance committee with committee members serving for a three-year period.
Our 11 clinical networks draw together approximately 100 health sector leaders in the following areas:
- Care of older people
- Critical care
- Emergency care
- Maternity and newborn
- Palliative care
- Mental health.
Each clinical network has a clinical lead to guide the work of the network. The role of the clinical lead is critical to the network’s success and each clinical lead brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in their field.
Many of our clinical networks have recently commenced work on statewide improvement projects. To find out how you can get involved visit our news and media page.