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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
04 Mar 2021

Safer Care Victoria, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, and The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) have partnered in a project to reduce unnecessary prescribing of acid suppression therapy (AST) for infant reflux.

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  • Patient experience and outcomes
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
28 Jul 2020

Patient-centred care is about treating everyone with dignity and respect, and involving people in decisions about their own healthcare. 

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  • Patient experience and outcomes
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
16 Dec 2019

More babies are getting a better start to life, according to the latest data from Safer Care Victoria (SCV).

The annual Perinatal services performance indicators report compares outcomes for women and newborns at Victorian hospitals.

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  • Maternity and newborn
  • Paediatric