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05 May 2022

Ensuring early intervention and preventative care programs focus on improving outcomes for priority maternal and child populations is a key recommendation in the latest maternity and childhood data report.

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  • Incident response/review
  • Maternity and newborn
  • Paediatric
04 May 2022

Heart failure is a chronic, progressive condition that reduces the heart’s capacity to pump blood around the body. More than 100,000 Australians a year are affected (Australian Institute for Health and Welfare 2021), and it has a 50-75% mortality rate within five years of diagnosis.

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  • Cardiac
19 Apr 2022

Adverse patient safety events are rarely isolated to one health service and much can be learned by sharing review findings. 

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  • Incident response/review
22 Mar 2022

Going beyond blaming human error, health services are encouraged to dive deep into the contributing factors behind the most serious cases of patient harm in Victoria.

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  • Incident response/review
08 Mar 2022

What is your experience of returning home after being in hospital with heart failure?  

We want to learn from people who: 

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  • Innovation and improvement
  • Cardiac
28 Feb 2022

To round out the Care closer to home package as part of our cardiovascular program of work, we have one last exciting opportunity that is uniquely focused on supporting urgent care centres (UCCs) in regional and rural Victoria. 

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  • Cardiac
24 Feb 2022

Patients who are seriously harmed in hospitals will receive a genuine apology, understand what happened and why, and be part of future improvements – thanks to legislative amendments passed by Parliament yesterday.

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  • Incident response/review
11 Oct 2021

Children and adolescents with a post-COVID-19 systemic hyperinflammatory syndrome have been reported in Victoria and NSW in association with the current Delta variant.

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  • Clinical/acute care
  • Incident response/review
01 Sep 2021

A new Sentinel Events Portal will make it much easier for Vict

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  • Incident response/review
12 Jul 2021

This medication safety alert has been issued to provide information on potential safety issues.

Health services and clinicians should undertake a risk assessment to determine the impact and relevance of this information and the response required.

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  • Incident response/review