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11 Oct 2021

Children and adolescents with a post-COVID-19 systemic hyperinflammatory syndrome have been reported in Victoria and NSW in association with the current Delta variant.

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  • Clinical/acute care
  • Incident response/review
01 Sep 2021

A new Sentinel Events Portal will make it much easier for Vict

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  • Incident response/review
12 Jul 2021

This medication safety alert has been issued to provide information on potential safety issues.

Health services and clinicians should undertake a risk assessment to determine the impact and relevance of this information and the response required.

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  • Incident response/review
02 Jul 2021
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued a product defect correction for certain Philips Electronics CPAP, Bi-Level PAP devices and ventilator devices... Read more...
  • Incident response/review
16 Jun 2021

The sentinel event portal is now live. Drop-in information sessions about our new portal are now open.

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  • Incident response/review
01 May 2021

No former quarantine residents exposed to potential cross-contamination have been identified as having contracted a blood borne virus as a result of having their blood glucose level tested.

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  • Incident response/review
30 Apr 2021

The first annual report from the newly formed Victorian Perioperative Consultative Council was released today, detailing patient safety improvements that can be made before, during and after surgery.

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  • Incident response/review
23 Apr 2021

Applications are now closed.

Victoria’s longest standing mortality and morbidity council is seeking up to 14 new members, with a special call for people who can help address health outcomes for vulnerable populations.

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  • Incident response/review
  • Maternity and newborn
13 Apr 2021

Background

As there is no public announcement system at Benalla Health, the current alert system involves activation of an ‘emergency’ call buzzer for all levels of deterioration. Therefore, the current alert system cannot differentiate between a code blue and a rapid response call.

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  • Incident response/review
  • Patient experience and outcomes
  • Quality/safety improvement
03 Mar 2021

A statewide tender has been completed for Victorian public and community health services’ Victorian Health Incident Management System (VHIMS) solutions. There are different options available, allowing health services to choose the best solution for their needs.

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  • Incident response/review