Victoria has introduced new laws prohibiting certain health practitioners from writing a chart instruction on a residential medication chart for a Schedule 8 poison in paper form.
Victorian nurse and midwife to patient ratios have been updated to reflect changes in medical tech, patient complexity, best practice and community expectations.
Amendments have been made to Queensland’s guardianship and administration framework to enhance safeguards, improve efficiency and provide a focus on contemporary practice and human rights.
On 1 March 2019 the first suite of reforms to nurse and midwife to patient ratios came into effect. Here’s what Victorian hospitals need to know about the new and upcoming changes.
From 19 June 2019, Victoria will be the first jurisdiction in Australia to provide a legal framework for people who are suffering and dying to choose the manner and timing of their death. Here’s what health service organisations need to know.
The definition of ‘anaesthesia’ under the Private Health Facilities Regulation 2017 (NSW) has been expanded to include ‘diagnostic imaging practice anaesthesia’, which will now be subject to the Regulations accordingly.