Victorian Virtual Emergency Department – your questions answered

The Victorian Virtual Emergency Department (VVED) allows patients to access care for non life-threatening emergencies, from designated areas in Victoria.

Current designated areas are:

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  • Date

    Tuesday 16th August 2022

  • Time

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

  • Venue

    Online

Event Details

The Victorian Virtual Emergency Department (VVED) allows patients to access care for non life-threatening emergencies, from designated areas in Victoria.

Current designated areas are:

  • Metropolitan local government areas: Whittlesea, Darebin, Moreland, Banyule, Nillumbik, Hume
  • Regional local government areas: Murrindindi, Mitchell, Strathbogie, Campaspe, Greater Shepparton, Moira, Benalla, Wangaratta, Indigo, Wodonga

Those with COVID-19 can connect to VVED from anywhere in Victoria.

During this event, presenters will provide an explanation of VVED including:

  • how to refer
  • what type of cases to refer
  • benefits to the patient, GP and hospital.

Presenters:

  • Dr Loren Sher - Director of VVED, Paediatric Emergency Physician Northern Hospital
  • Amanda Thornton and Ariana Carrodus – Ambulance Victoria

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