Victorian Medicines Roundtable

7 May 2018, 10am to 3.30pm AEDT

Safer Care Victoria and VicTAG will be hosting a Medicines Roundtable

The roundtable is for Victorian clinicians with an interest in medication safety and quality. It will provide an opportunity to contribute to the development of state priorities and activities in medicines, to discuss and debate how we best learn from medication errors and to hear about the latest news on some Victorian medicines programs and initiatives.



10.00am - Opening remarks, Prof Euan Wallace, CEO, Safer Care Victoria & Mr Kent Garrett, Chair, VicTAG
10.15-10.40am - An overview of the NSW state medication safety program, Ms Nina Muscillo, Clinical Excellence Commission
10.40-10.55am - VicTAG & DHHS Chemotherapy Audit Project, Adam Chapman and Shaun O'Connor
10.55-11.10am - Analgesic Stewardship, Thuy Bui, Alfred Health

11.10-11.30am - MORNING TEA

11.30-11.50am - An overview of medicines at DHHS and SCV – current arrangements & future planning, Kylie McIntosh, SCV

11.50-1.00pm - Targeting Zero medication errors; developing a statewide approach for medication safety and quality in Victoria (facilitated group discussion and planning session)

1.00pm LUNCH

1.45-2.00pm - Handling of Hazardous Medicines, Jane Booth, Monash Health
2.00-2.15pm - Neuromuscular Blocking Agents packaging and safety, Amy McRae, Alfred Health
2.15-2.30pm - Deprescribing Medicines in Memory Clinic Patients, Amanda Cross, Monash University
2.30-2.45pm - Medication Error Taxonomy Project, Jennifer Tio, The Royal Women's Hospital

2.45pm - Learning from Medication Errors - panel discussion