Stay informed with the latest updates on coronavirus (COVID-19). Find out more >>


  • Know the Zones!

    ViCTOR is LIVE at RCH

    ViCTORThe Royal Children’s Hospital has changed to the new state-wide paediatric observation chart - ViCTOR (Victorian Children's Tool for Observation and Response) and implemented a new Medical Emergency Response procedure aligned to the new chart.

    This follows the successful trial of the state-wide paediatric observation charts and escalation of care procedure on Koala and Sugar Glider wards.

    The changes include:

    • ViCTOR - 5 new paediatric observation charts (including now 0-3 months) (Watch the video 12 mins)
    • RCH Medical Emergency Procedure (including the process for ‘Rapid Review’) online education is now available in Learning Seat (7 min)
    •  ‘Code Blue’ - Response for the management of critical medical emergencies: Adults - in the car park and/or Main Street, Children - in the car park and clinical areas of the Front Entry Building (48 Flemington Road) (coming January 2015)

    An online education package "ViCTOR - RCH Escalation Procedure"  is NOW AVAILABLE 

    Completion of this short (7 min) package is COMPULSORY for ALL Medical Staff.  Click on the link above to log into Learning Seat using your staff ID as your username.

    Allied Health and Nursing Staff are encouraged to complete the package to compliment there other education of these new changes

    Did you know.....

    In September 2014, 24 hours of all patients across the organisation (excluding trial wards & ED) were transferred onto the new age appropriate ViCTOR charts to see how many patients crossed the purple zone ....


    Total number of Pt charts


    Excluding single data points

    Excluding pts where medical team were notified






    For more information


    RCH Escalation of Care FLOWCHART (pdf)

    ViCTOR Statewide Program