Quality and safety in PICU

Our aim is to promote a just culture, improve incident management and encourage staff participation in quality improvement initiatives in order to provide safer care for every patient, every time.

The PICU Quality and Safety Committee aligns with The National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards

The PICU team participates in the following activities to improve patient care and keep patients safe:

  • Incident Management System (IMS+) reporting and management
  • Monthly Quality meeting
  • Monthly Morbidity and Mortality review
  • Medication safety committee
  • Quality improvement methodology training
  • Quality Audit Reporting System (QARS) and Quality Improvement Data System (QIDS)
  • Collaborative projects with Clinical Excellence Commission (CEC) and the Agency Clinical Innovation (ACI)
  • Australia and New Zealand Paediatric Intensive care Registry (ANZPICS) data reporting and benchmarking
Last updated Monday 26th February 2024