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23 Apr 2021

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
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 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
30 Mar 2020

Safer Care Victoria has launched two new clinical guidelines to help improve care for Victorians who are nearing the end of their life.

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  • Palliative care
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
13 Dec 2019

Disadvantaged women continue to experience poorer outcomes through pregnancy and birth amid broader improvements, the latest maternity and childhood data report reveals.

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  • Maternity and newborn
  • Paediatric
27 Aug 2019

The first public report on voluntary assisted dying tabled in Parliament today details a smooth transition to the new law.

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  • Palliative care
26 Aug 2019

Two Safer Care Victoria fellows have been marked as researchers to watch, after receiving national recognition for research that will improve outcomes for mothers and babies.

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  • Clinical/acute care
  • Maternity and newborn
16 Aug 2019

Through the Safer baby collaborative, we’re aiming to significantly reduce the rate of stillbirth across the Victoria.

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  • Maternity and newborn