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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
29 Jan 2021

In 2021, we will offer more online training workshops on a broader range of topics to better meet increasing demand. 

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  • Incident response/review
25 Jan 2021

Maternity care, in-hospital falls and medication errors were the most commonly reported serious events that harmed patients in 2019/20, the latest Victorian sentinel events report shows.

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  • Incident response/review
11 Dec 2020

This consultation is now closed.

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  • Incident response/review
19 Oct 2020
People who may have had their blood glucose levels tested while in quarantine accommodation are being contacted to undergo precautionary screening, due to the potential risk of cross-contamination and infection... Read more...
  • Incident response/review
29 Jan 2020
The author and blogger Frank Sonnenberg penned “Smart people do stupid things. Stupid people don’t learn from them”. He could have been commenting on sentinel events and lessons learnt from them.... Read more...
  • Incident response/review
28 Jan 2020
Victorian health services do their best to prevent patients from being harmed and to continuously learn and improve. But we must recognise the personal impact serious adverse events. Hear from Frances, whose husband Anthony suffered terrible complications after emergency surgery.... Read more...
  • Incident response/review
28 Jan 2020

Victorian health services found more than 600 ways to improve the quality and safety of their care, following the review of the most serious cases of patient harm and death.

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  • Incident response/review
17 Jan 2020
Safer Care Victoria is offering more topics and more places in its popular incident review training in 2020... Read more...
  • Incident response/review
  • Safety cultures
24 Sep 2019

A better understanding of patterns of risk in perioperative care will help us to manage more complex outcomes, says the latest report from the Victorian Consultative Council on Anaesthetic Morbidity and Mortality (VCCAMM). 

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  • Clinical/acute care
  • Incident response/review
  • Quality/safety improvement