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2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

The Commission has revised the National Tall Man Lettering List to include cloBAZam in the benzodiazepine class of medicines, based on the reporting of adverse events and near misses and its high similarity and likelihood of confusion with another benzodiazepine: CLONAZepam.

2020
Publication, report or update

Version 1.2 updated in August 2020

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

This document has been developed to assist hospitals who are participating in the NSMC National Audit.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales (CPE) is a family of bacteria that produces an enzyme that breaks down carbapenem antibiotics so they no longer work – the bacteria are usually resistant to these and many other antibiotics. This consumer resource explains how people get infected and screening procedures for CPE.

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This handbook provides nationally consistent guidance on the reporting processes for originating and confirming laboratories for the CARAlert system. 

 

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This User Guide supports health services to implement Action 1.28 of the NSQHS Standards. It explains how health services and their clinicians can use data to improve the appropriateness of clinical care.

2020
Presentation

This PowerPoint resource provides clinicians with a range of information to support the preparation of presentations for Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2020.

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This planning checklist is designed to support clinicians preparing for Antimicrobial Awareness Week; it is most suitable for the acute care environment but can be adapted for primary care settings.

2020
Other resource

This resource is designed to support clinicians with ideas for Antimicrobial Awareness Week. This is most suitable for the acute care environment, but can be adapted for primary care settings.

 

2020
Other resource

This resource is a quiz which is an activity that health services can use to profile Antimicrobial Awareness Week.

2020
Other resource

This quiz is one activity that may be utilised during Antimicrobial Awareness Week.

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

Social media is an increasingly important medium for communication. This guide is designed to help clinicians and health service organisations maximise the impact of messages for Antimicrobial Awareness Week.

2020
Poster or graphic

This logo has been developed for Antimicrobial Awareness Week, and can be used in a number of formats such as branding for resources, social media or email signatures.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on women’s health, human rights, general practice, mental health, culture, medication safety, clinical quality registries  and more.

Also covered are new issues of the International Journal for Quality in Health Care, Healthcare Quarterly, Healthcare Papers, Health Affairs, and BMJ Leader, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care and the latest from NICE and the National Institute for Health Research in the UK.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

Asymptomatic bacteriuria: reducing inappropriate antimicrobial prescribing for aged care facility residents

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on infection prevention and control, over-diagnosis and over-treatment of the frail elderly, patient feedback, multimorbidity, clinician engagement, person-centred learning health systems, patient-physician relationship, medication safety, blood management and more.

Also covered are new issues of the Journal for Healthcare Quality and the Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care and the latest guidance from NICE and in the UK.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on technology and mental health, value based health care, medication safety and more.

Also covered is the latest issue of the Future Leaders Communiqué and the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care along with the latest guidance from NICE in the UK.