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07 Jul 2021

This month we are excited to announce some key milestones in VAHI’s reform of Victoria’s patient experience program.

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  • Patience experience and outcomes
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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  • Clinical/acute care
  • 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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  • Clinical/acute care
  • 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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  • Clinical/acute care
  • Maternity and newborn
05 May 2021

During Patient Experience week last week, the Victorian Agency for Health Information (VAHI), in partnership with Safer Care Victoria (SCV) and the Department of Health (the Department), hosted a webinar to support the recent release of the... Read more...

  • Patience experience and outcomes
05 May 2021

Men who have been treated for prostate cancer in Victoria can now compare their experiences with thousands of Victorian men who have survived the disease via a new resource.

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  • Patience experience and outcomes
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
  • Patience experience and outcomes
  • Quality/safety improvement
03 Mar 2021

It has been a busy start to 2021 for the Victorian Healthcare Experience Survey (VHES) program, with reforms to improve the timeliness and actionability of the program in full swing. 

Approach to market for the next survey administrator

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  • Patience experience and outcomes
15 Feb 2021
Case study: Beechworth Health Service (BHS), like many other health services across Victoria, experienced patient falls as one of their most frequently occurring preventable patient safety incidents. ... Read more...
  • Patience experience and outcomes