The National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards drive the implementation of safety and quality systems and improve the quality of health care in Australia.
Mapping variation is an invaluable tool for understanding how our healthcare system is providing care. The Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation series illuminates variation by mapping use of health care according to where people live. Each Atlas identifies specific achievable actions for exploration and quality improvement.
Understand the Commission’s priorities to promote, support and encourage the implementation of health safety and quality initiatives.
Read about clinical communications, falls prevention, healthcare-associated infection, medication safety, open disclosure and more.
Review the six principal domains the Commission used to develop meaningful patient safety and quality national data sets in Australia.
Review our range of publications including annual reports, media releases, newsletters, tools, links and other resources.