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Safer Care Victoria
Established in January 2017, Safer Care Victoria (SCV) works with patients, families and carers, clinicians and health services to monitor and improve the quality and safety of care delivered across in the Victorian health system. SCV’s mission is outstanding healthcare for all Victorians. Always.
Australian Council on Healthcare Standards
ACHS is an independent, not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving quality in health care. Our Council represents governments, consumers and peak health bodies from throughout Australia. We are Australia’s leading health care assessment and accreditation provider. ACHS works with health care professionals, consumers, and government and industry stakeholders to develop and continually review health standards.
Clinical Excellence Commission
The primary focus of the CEC has been to promote and support improved clinical care, safety and quality across the NSW public health system, and to meet functions specified by the Minister for Health. Monitoring processes and performance, to provide assurance of clinical quality and safety improvement at a system-wide level, has been a central and distinct role of the CEC. The CEC has gained local, national and international recognition by developing and driving programs and initiatives in collaboration with clinicians, managers, consumers and health service partners.
Queensland Health’s Clinical Excellence Queensland partners with health services, clinicians and consumers to drive measurable improvements in patient care through its continual pursuit of safety, quality and overall excellence. Priority areas include clinician engagement; service improvement; clinical workforce development; governance; integrating care; patient experience; safety and quality; measuring care and the digital agenda.
The ACT Health Directorate (ACT Health) aims to deliver the best possible healthcare and health-related services in Australia, through its public hospitals – Calvary Hospital and Canberra Hospital; Community Health; Mental Health ACT; Capital Region Cancer Service; Aged Care and Rehabilitation Service and Population Health, including the Health Protection Service. Health Directorate’s core Values of Care, Excellence, Collaboration and Integrity are central to the way they work.
SA Health is committed to protecting and improving the health of all South Australians by providing leadership in health reform, public health services, health and medical research, policy development and planning, with an increased focus on well being, illness prevention, early intervention and quality care.
The Department of Health is a Western Australian government department responsible for regulating and advancing health within the state. It manages a system of multiple Health Service Providers (HSPs) which make up Western Australia’s public health system, and is collectively referred to as WA Health. WA Health covers a state which spans over 2.5 million square kilometres, making it the world’s largest single health authority by area.
Northern Territory Department of Health
Northern Territory Department of Health’s key focus is to achieve the best health and wellbeing for all Territorians through the development, management and performance of the public health system. The Department of Health is responsible for strategic leadership and funding; system-wide policy development and planning; and system governance, performance and accountability.
Tasmanian Department of Health
The Tasmanian Department of Health improves, promotes, protects and maintains the health, safety and wellbeing of Tasmanians through service planning, managing, procuring and delivering high quality health services.
Catholic Health Australia represents 75 hospitals and 550 residential and community aged care services and is the largest non-government provider grouping of health, community and aged care services in Australia, nationally representing Catholic health care sponsors, systems, facilities and related organisations and services.
Australian College of Nursing
The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) is the pre-eminent and national leader of the nursing profession and a community of dynamic and passionate nurses. We are committed to our intent of advancing nurse leadership to enhance the health care of all Australians. Our membership, events and higher education services allow nurses at all levels to stay informed, connected and inspired. We are excited to lead change and create a strong, collective voice for our profession by bringing together thousands of extraordinary nurses from across the country.
Ramsay Health Care
Ramsay Health Care is a global health care company delivering a range of acute and primary healthcare services from 480 facilities across 11 countries, making it one of the largest and most diverse private healthcare companies in the world. Ramsay focuses on maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety, being an employer of choice, and operating its business according to The Ramsay Way philosophy: “People Caring for People”.
Council of Presidents of Medical Colleges
The Council of Presidents of Medical Colleges (CPMC) is the unifying organisation of and support structure for the specialist Medical Colleges of Australia. The CPMC seeks to ensure that individual medical specialties have a broad base of intercollegiate knowledge so as to enable them to provide for the Australian community the highest quality of medical care delivered in accordance with accepted clinical principles and to improve, protect and promote the health of the Australian public. The CPMC is also involved in policy development and, as the peak specialist medical body in Australia, provides objective advice on health issues to the Government and the wider community.
Health Quality and Safety Commission
The Health Quality & Safety Commission works with clinicians, providers and consumers to improve health and disability support services. Our vision is a world-class and patient-centred health care and disability support system in New Zealand. It’s about doing the right thing – and doing it right. Our priority is to reduce patient harm from healthcare associated infections, surgery, medication and falls. Our programme areas include medication safety, infection prevention and control, adverse events, reducing harm from falls, health quality evaluation, consumer engagement, reducing perioperative harm and mortality review.
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) was initially established in 2006 by the Australian, state and territory governments to lead and coordinate national improvements in safety and quality in health care. The Commission is a government agency that leads and coordinates national improvements in safety and quality in health care across Australia. Our aim is to support healthcare professionals, organisations and policy makers who work with patients and carers.
University of Melbourne
The University of Melbourne convenes brilliant minds to address the important questions of our times. We equip our students with a future-facing education, enriched by global perspectives and embedded in research. We serve our communities, ensuring that education and research is inspired by need and for the benefit of society.
Royal Melbourne Hospital
The Royal Melbourne Hospital is a leading public health organisation with a 175-year record of teaching, clinical research and excellence in care. A statewide trauma service, the RMH provides a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs.
VMIA is the Victorian Government’s insurer and risk adviser, covering the people, places and projects that help Victorians thrive. In our Harm Prevention Program, we work with our partners to identify and implement evidence-based interventions targeted at reducing the risk of harm to patients and the Victorian community. Because we operate across Victoria’s public sector, we’re uniquely placed to connect experts and decision makers with world-leading thinking and insights. This leads to smarter ways of working and partnering to prevent harm. It underpins our purpose – to build a confident, resilient Victoria through world-leading harm prevention and recovery.