2020 News

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19 March 2020

HPV’s role in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic

The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has tasked HPV with helping to establish a centralised ‘buffer’ stock of essential items to provide for a potential rise in COVID-19 cases.

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Health Purchasing Victoria

20 February 2020

2020 Signature advice

It’s common for people signing documents to use the last two digits only (e.g. by showing 20 December 2019 as 20/12/19), but in a year when the first and last two groups of digits are the same (i.e. 2020), they could easily be altered or misinterpreted.

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20 February 2020

Self-assessment portal now open

The early launch enables health services to start preparing and progressively save their assessments now in readiness for submission.

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Health Purchasing Victoria

20 February 2020

Allergen workshops to reduce patient harm underway in April

HPV is teaming up with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Food Safety Unit to facilitate a series of workshops between April and June this year, following the success of the Management of Listeria Monocytogenes in Healthcare Facilities workshops in 2018.

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Health Purchasing Victoria