Feedback to the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) on the revised Open Disclosure Standard, the Australian Open Disclosure Framework – Consultation Draft  is essential to ensure that the final document and supporting materials meet the needs of stakeholders.

The Commission seeks responses to the questions below and any additional comments. Submissions will be published on the Commission web site. Please advise if you do not wish for your response to be published.

Feedback and comment can also be provided via the online survey.

  1. Is current evidence reflected in the Australian Open Disclosure Framework – Consultation Draft?
  2. Are there any aspects of open disclosure that need further exploration?
  3. Is the working title Australian Open Disclosure Framework suitable? If not, what would be a more appropriate title?
  4. Is the terminology used throughout the Australian Open Disclosure Framework – Consultation Draft appropriate?
  5. Are the essential steps for open disclosure reflected in the Australian Open Disclosure Framework – Consultation Draft?
  6. Will the Australian Open Disclosure Framework – Consultation Draft assist health services to implement best practice open disclosure?
  7. Are there any elements missing from the Australian Open Disclosure Framework – Consultation Draft?
  8. What types of resources and materials should there be to assist in implementation of the Australian Open Disclosure Framework – Consultation Draft?
  9. Are the proposed outcome and process measures appropriate? If not, what do you suggest as more relevant measures?
  10. Are there any additional comments?

 

The Commission will be accepting written submissions up to and including 31 August 2012.

Submissions should be marked ‘ACSQHC Open Disclosure Standard Review’ and sent to:

GPO Box 5480
SYDNEY   NSW   2001

or

open.disclosure@safetyandquality.gov.au

Thank you