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Infographic: Essential elements for safe and high-quality end-of-life care

  • Highlights the ten essential elements for safe and high-quality end-of-life care. Download the picture and share it with your colleagues to start a conversation about how to deliver the highest-quality end-of-life care.

Fact sheet – End-of-life Care and the NSQHS Standards

  • Includes information about how implementing the Consensus Statement can help your organisation to provide evidence for accreditation against actions in the NSQHS Standards.

Rapid review of the literature to inform the development of quality and safety indicators for end-of-life care in acute hospitals (PDF 1MB) (Word 589KB)

  • The Commission engaged the Centre for Health Service Development based at the University of Wollongong to perform a rapid review of the literature to identify existing work and inform the development of indicators to measure the safety and quality of end-of-life care in acute hospital settings.

Summary Report: Results of pilot of end-of-life care audit and survey tools (PDF 245KB) (Word 160KB)

  • Survey and audit tools for measuring the quality of end-of-life care in hospitals. This project has been expanded to several other pilot sites and will be evaluated before being released for public use.

Fact sheets to help organisations to implement the actions in the National Consensus Statement: Essential elements for safe and high-quality end-of-life care. Check the Commission website or sign up to the newsletter for details on these are they are released.