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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
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
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
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
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
  • 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
  • Quality measures
22 Aug 2019

Establishing new key performance indicators (KPI) for dialysis and transplantation - and refining existing measures - are among the recommendations from a review of our renal KPI program.

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  • Quality measures
  • Renal
09 Aug 2019

When patients are unexpectedly harmed or die in a health service, a team of staff come together to find out what happened, why, and how to prevent it from happening again.

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  • Consumers as partners
  • Incident response
08 Jul 2019
Safer Care Victoria has been notified of an unexpectedly high number of cases of Ogilvie’s syndrome in women after caesarean section. ... Read more...
  • Clinical/Acute Care
  • Incident response
  • Maternity and newborn
19 Jun 2019

This expression of interest has now closed.

Safer Care Victoria’s Renal Clinical Network is looking for a nephrologist to join its governance committee and help drive quality and safety improvement in renal care.

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  • Renal