Department of Health (Vic)

Owning Institution:

Review of the medically supervised injecting room

The Victorian government is trialling a medically supervised injecting room at the North Richmond Community Health site in Melbourne. The service was established for an initial two-year trial period, which will be extended for a further three years, based on the evidence gathered in the...

Travis Review: interim report

The Travis Review was commissioned by the Minister for Health to conduct an independent statewide census of bed and theatre capacity, and to provide recommendations on how to increase the capacity of Victorian hospitals. Terms of reference The terms of reference for the Travis Review...

Rate of hand hygiene compliance - quarterly data

Compliance rates are output from the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare's National Hand Hygiene Initiative, where 3 audits are conducted over 12 months. Overview As part of Statewide and/or National agreements, targets have been set for some key performance indicators. These annual...

Victorian maternity services performance indicators: complete set for 2010-11 and 2011-12

Introduction: This report aims to facilitate improved outcomes for Victorian women and their babies by providing a focus for multidisciplinary performance improvement meeasures and quality activities for hospitals, program managers and clinicians. The development of the report was overseen by the Victorian Perinatel Safety and...

Closing the gap in Aboriginal health outcomes initiative: final evaluation report

This report provides an evaluation of Victoria’s approach to closing the health gap, and includes comprehensive case studies.