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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
07 Apr 2020

Everyone deserves to feel safe in emergency care settings, but this can be challenging when caring for people who are agitated or aggressive. 

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  • Clinical/Acute Care
  • Emergency care
31 Jan 2020
Safer Care Victoria has produced draft guidance to improve care for people who are agitated or aggressive (experiencing acute behavioural disturbance) in emergency care settings.... Read more...
  • Clinical/Acute Care
  • Emergency care
16 Oct 2019

Wednesday 16 October is ‘Restart a Heart’ Day, a global campaign to raise awareness on the importance of learning cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and having access to Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in our community. 

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  • Emergency care
  • Cardiac
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
03 Sep 2019

We are currently seeking consumers to join our Emergency Care Clinical Network Insight subcommittee.

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  • Consumers as partners
  • Emergency care
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