Capability frameworks for maternity and newborn services
The Capability frameworks for Victorian maternity and newborn services (2019):
- describe the requirements for providing safe and high-quality maternity and newborn care for Victorian public and private hospitals, including the required workforce, infrastructure, equipment and clinical support services
- assist health services to make informed decisions about the resources, partnerships and protocols required to manage different complexities of care
- enable a transparent approach to planning and service development at a local level, taking into account community need
- support health service regions and the department to plan and manage the maternity and newborn service system.