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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
04 Sep 2019

Did you know up to 27 per cent of older adults experience frailty and up to 50 per cent are pre-frail globally? People who are frail are also more likely to experience negative health outcomes.

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  • Older people
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
05 Aug 2019

“We used to record people as ‘confused’,” says nurse manager Sarah Jenkin. “Now we write ‘delirium’, and take appropriate action to manage the condition."

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  • Innovation and improvement
  • Older people
22 Jul 2019

This expression of interest has now closed.

In Victoria, more than 3000 hip replacements are performed each year. Around 3 per cent of patients who undergo this surgery have an unplanned return to hospital.

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  • Older people
  • Quality/safety improvement
05 Jun 2019

Expressions of interest have now closed.

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  • Older people
20 May 2019

Medical practitioners can now register to make applications for voluntary assisted dying, one month out from Victoria’s new law coming into effect.

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  • Clinical/acute care
  • Palliative care
01 May 2019

Expressions of interest have now closed.

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  • Palliative care
26 Apr 2019

Expressions of interest have now closed.

Safer Care Victoria is looking for consumers and carers to join an expert working group tasked with looking at how bed rails are used across inpatient settings in Victorian health services.

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  • Older people
16 Oct 2018

Expressions of interest have now closed.

Want to help improve palliative care for Victorians? The Palliative Care Clinical Network is looking for participants to join two newly established project working groups.

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  • Palliative care