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  • VHA submission: A Victorian statutory duty of candour

    The VHA has provided feedback to the Victorian Government’s consultation paper on the introduction of a statutory duty of candour to health services.

    04 December 2017
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  • Department of Health and Human Services Policy and Funding Guidelines 2016-17

    The VHA summary of key funding policy changes for Victorian public hospitals.

    08 July 2016
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  • Violence in Healthcare Taskforce Report
    16 June 2016
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  • Review into safety and quality assurance in Victorian public hospitals

    The VHA has provided its submission to the review into safety and quality assurance in Victorian public hospitals, led by Stephen Duckett, Maree Cuddihy and Harvey Newnham.

    08 April 2016
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  • VAGO reports into patient safety and bullying and harassment

    VHA member bulletin outlining key findings and recommendations from the VAGO reports Patient Safety in Victorian Public Hospitals and Bullying and Harassment in the Health Sector.

    23 March 2016
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  • 2016-17 Commonwealth Budget Submission

    The VHA's submission to the 2016-17 Commonwealth budget provides recommendations to support and drive public healthcare.

    05 February 2016
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  • Health 2040 submission

    The VHA has submitted a response to the Victorian Government's Health 2040 discussion paper, which sought feedback to shape the future of Victoria's health sector.

    30 October 2015
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  • NSQHS Standards: Version 2

    The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare recently released a draft Version 2 of the National Safety and Quality for Healthcare Service Standards. VHA submitted a response to the consultation paper on 30 October 2015.

    30 October 2015
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  • Modernising Victoria's Health Complaints Legislation

    Response to the Victorian Governmment's Modernising Health Complaints Legislation. 

    17 August 2015
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  • ACQSHC Draft Guide for Health Service Boards

    Submission on the ACQSHC's draft consultation guide for boards implementing the national standards.

    05 January 2015
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  • Exploring Healthcare Variation in Australia

    Response to the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care paper 'Exploring Healthcare Variation in Australia: Analyses Resulting from an OECD Study'.

    21 July 2014
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  • National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards
    30 July 2012
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  • Practice level indicators in primary healthcare

    Submission to the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare (ACSQH) regarding practice-level indicators of safety and quality in primary healthcare.

    03 November 2011
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  • Lead Clinicians Groups

    Submission in response to the National Health Reform: Lead Clinicians Groups Position Paper

    17 June 2011
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  • Patient safety in Primary Healthcare 2010

    Joint submission by the VHA and the Victorian Managed Insurance Authority (VMIA) to the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care’s (ACSQHC) consultation paper, Patient Safety In Primary Health Care.

    12 October 2010
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