Apr 3, 2017

Duckett Report

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The Duckett Report

As mentioned at the Corporate Planning Day on Friday 31st  March. The Government released Targeting Zero: supporting the Victorian hospital system to eliminate avoidable harm and strengthen quality of care and announced a suite of reforms to put patient safety first. The state-wide review, led by Dr Stephen Duckett, was commissioned by the Government following the discovery of a cluster of potentially avoidable newborn and stillborn deaths at Djerriwarrh Health Services.

 

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The Duckett Report recommends revamping the department, and taking a closer look at the role of boards, hospital accountability and clinician engagement.

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