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2020
Publication, report or update

The Colonoscopy Clinical Care Standard was amended in 2020. The update included the addition of a fourth indicator for sessile serrated adenoma detection.

 

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

If a health service organisation is found to have a large numbers of not met actions at initial assessment and is subsequently awarded accreditation, they will be required to be reassessed within six months of the assessment cycle being completed.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide clarification on the rating scale for assessments to the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

From January 2019, health service organisations will have a choice of undertaking either announced or short notice assessments.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

The purpose of this fact sheet is to identify the clinical governance roles and responsibilities of allied health practitioners.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

The new fact sheet is designed to support health service organisations to use PICMoRS.

2020
Publication, report or update

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) has developed draft National Safety and Quality Digital Mental Health (NSQDMH) Standards.

The Commission invites consumers and carers, clinicians, service providers, and interested stakeholders to provide feedback on the NSQDMH Standards during a public consultation from March - May 2020. 

Please see safetyandquality.gov.au/dmhs for further information about this consultation.

 

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

This fact sheet highlights specific conditions that impact on health service organisations and which have recently been updated and appear in the Policy - Application for approval under the Australian Health Service Safety and Quality Accreditation (AHSSQA) Scheme to conduct accreditations of health service organisations using the Scheme’s standards.

2020
Publication, report or update

National guidelines for the accepted approach to infection and prevention control. 

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

The purpose of this fact sheet is to help cancer patients, their families, carers or volunteers understand what to expect from a health service providing people with medications for cancer.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

Clinical governance is a shared responsibility to ensure all patients receive the best care. Managers, clinician and other members of the treating team share the common goal of optimising patient care. Managers share accountability for the care delivered, the equitable use of resources and building a positive workplace culture.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

Clinical governance is a shared responsibility to ensure all patients receive the best care. Medical oncologists, haematologists, other members of the treating team and managers share the common goal of optimising patient care. Medical oncologists and haematologists share accountability for the care delivered, the equitable use of resources and building a positive workplace culture.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

Clinical governance is a shared responsibility to ensure all patients receive the best care. Nurses, other members of the treating team and managers share the common goal of optimising patient care. Nurses share accountability for the care delivered, the equitable use of resources and building a positive workplace culture.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

Clinical governance is a shared responsibility to ensure all patients receive the best care. Pharmacists, members of the treating team and managers share the common goal of optimising patient care. Pharmacists share accountability for the care delivered, the equitable use of resources and building a positive workplace culture. Pharmacists are ideally placed and skilled to minimise the risk to patients when reviewing, compounding and/or dispensing anticancer medicines.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

The purpose of this fact sheet is to support health service organisations with implementation of partial easing of restrictions on elective surgery, investigations and procedures and standard and transmission-based infection prevention and control precautions.

This resource was last updated on 5 August 2020.