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Consultation now open: Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights – draft second edition

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) is currently reviewing the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights (the Charter).

The Commission is inviting your feedback on the draft second edition of the Charter. The draft second edition of the Charter is available to view here:

Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights-DRAFT second edition

The Charter describes the rights of all people accessing the Australian healthcare system. It applies in all healthcare settings in Australia including public and private hospitals, general practice, day procedure services, dental and other community settings.

The draft second edition of the Charter has been developed following a consultation process that was undertaken in 2018. A report on this consultation is available here:

Consultation Report Phase 1 – Review of the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights – August 2018.

 

Have your say

Your feedback is important. Please take the time to complete the survey. It takes approximately 5-10 minutes to complete and you can skip any question.

Complete the survey now: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QKRJLNX

The survey will be open until 1 March 2019.

The results of this survey will be used to finalise the second edition of the Charter.

 

Questions?

If you have any questions about this consultation, please contact the Partnering with Consumers team on (02) 9126 3600 or  partneringwithconsumers@safetyandquality.gov.au.