From 5 August 2019 respondents to a Code Pink will be the maternity team (medical and midwifery) and nursing coordinator only. Anaesthetic and neonatal teams no longer need attend. When to call? Always call a code if concerned – do not hesitate. Code Pink...

Monash Health is replacing its old and outdated telephone systems at Dandenong Hospital and Monash Medical Centre. As a result, IT will be upgrading most existing phone handsets at these sites to newer phones where required. Patient handsets will not be...

Since the implementation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), there have been significant changes in the way that patients with complex disabilities are discharged from Monash Health. Allied Health have a key role in working with NDIS participants and...

The evidence is clear - thromboprophylaxis has been shown to reduce mortality. Monash Health is introducing new guidelines for VTE prevention across all sites from 1 August. These guidelines follow evidence-based practice to reduce a leading cause of inpatient mortality. Following...

Tomorrow’s Transforming Care session will be postponed as we continue to focus on our lead-up to Go-Live One of the Electronic Medical Record in five weeks. Instead, a special News and Views event focusing on Dandenong and Cranbourne’s preparation for Go-Live...

Moorabbin spent a week adorned in pink to celebrate their recent hand hygiene achievements of exceeding the 80% target during April (81%), May (84%) and June (MTD 83 %). In addition Moorabbin can now celebrate their successes in outstanding outcomes...

The Victorian Health Experience Survey (VHES) results for Q3 (January – March 2019) are now available. While we are seeing some good improvements, there are areas we need to redouble our efforts. Cranbourne 99% and Moorabbin 99% achieved excellent results. This...