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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
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
11 Feb 2021
This advisory group will help us establish and guide the activity of the Healthcare worker wellbeing centre. ... Read more...
  • Quality/safety improvement
25 Jan 2021

While Victoria and Australia experience some of the lowest maternal, perinatal and child mortality rates internationally, vulnerable women and children continue to experience poorer healthcare outcomes, the latest maternity and childhood data report reveals.

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  • Maternity and newborn
24 Dec 2020

Expressions of Interest are now open for our 2021 improvement science programs, delivered in partnership with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.

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  • Governance/leadership
  • Quality/safety improvement
24 Jul 2020
The revised restrictions on hospital maternity visitors are based on the advice from Safer Care Victoria and our state's leading maternity experts - our most senior obstetricians and midwives.... Read more...
  • Maternity and newborn
21 Feb 2020

This consultation is now closed.

We have developed contemporary, evidence-based guidance and practical advice for Victorian maternity and neonatal care providers covering three important topics: homebirth, water use for labour and birth, and safe infant sleeping.

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  • Maternity and newborn