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03 Sep 2020
Cases of PIMS-TS - a novel post-infectious systemic hyperinflammatory syndrome - have been reported in children in Victoria... Read more...
  • Paediatric
  • Emergency care
05 Feb 2020

Tonsillectomy is one of the most common childhood surgeries and is usually performed to treat snoring, obstructive sleep apnoea or frequent tonsillitis.

New resources are now available to help families decide whether their child needs surgery to remove their tonsils. 

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  • Paediatric
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
01 Nov 2019

Our Paediatric Clinical Network is looking for a paediatric Nurse Unit Manager to chair the Nurse Unit Manager NUM Group and help enhance the care of children across Victoria... Read more...

  • Paediatric
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
27 Aug 2019

Ahead of GIANT STEPS 2019 we caught up with one of our speakers, Dr Zoe Wainer, Head of Public Health and Medical Director at Bupa, to learn about how sex differences are critical to all aspects of healthcare and to find out what’s in store for her session.

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  • Quality measures
  • Safety cultures
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
29 Jul 2019

Applications have now closed.

The newly established Victorian Perioperative Consultative Council will oversee, review and monitor perioperative care in Victoria to improve outcomes for patients before, during and after surgical procedures.

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  • Corporate information
  • Quality measures
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 measures