Media Release - New standard to improve the care of 7.7 million Australians who receive IV cannulas or ‘drips’ each year
On 26 May 2021, the Commission released the Management of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters Clinical Care Standard.
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For the 7.7 million Australians who have a peripheral intravenous catheter (PIVC) – also known as a cannula or ‘drip’ – inserted each year, their hospital experience is set to become safer.