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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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  • 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
04 Mar 2021

New clinical pathways that have proven to reduce harm from sepsis are now available for Victorian clinicians.

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  • Infection prevention and control
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