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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
30 Jun 2021

Safer Care Victoria is looking for women who have experienced a third- or fourth-degree perineal tear to help us improve birthing outcomes for Victorians.

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  • Maternity and newborn
28 Jun 2021

New clinical guidance released today will help maternity and newborn professionals provide consistent advice to new parents about how to reduce the risks of sudden unexpected deaths in infancy (SUDI).

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  • Maternity and newborn
21 Jun 2021

Safer Care Victoria has released two key guidelines to support the labour and birthing choices of Victorian women and families.

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  • Maternity and newborn
16 Jun 2021

Drop-in information sessions about our new portal are now open. Register now

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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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  • 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
  • Patience experience and outcomes
  • Quality/safety improvement