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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
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

This Venous Thromboembolism Prevention Clinical Care Standard was developed by the Commission in collaboration with consumers, clinicians, researchers and health service organisations. It complements existing efforts, including state and territory-based initiatives, which support the prevention of hospital-acquired venous thromboembolism (HA-VTE) in hospital and follow-up care in the community.

The standard was updated in January 2020. Amendments included a review and update of hyperlinks in the document, and guidance regarding dosing of medicines used to help prevent VTE in obese people (Quality statements 1 and 5).

An Implementation Guide for the Venous Thromboembolism Prevention Clinical Care Standard was released in December 2020.

2020
Poster or graphic

The top tips are designed to help consumers, their families, carers and other support people get the most out of their health care.

2020
Publication, report or update

Version 1.2 updated in August 2020

2004
Publication, report or update

A National Standard for credentialling and defining the scope of clinical practice of medical practitioners, for use in public and private hospitals

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

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

2008
Publication, report or update
2020
Fact sheet or brochure

By using a standardised structured assessment method, health service organisations and assessors can be confident all components of safety and quality systems are comprehensively evaluated, and that assessments are based on evidence of actual performance from observations, interviews and records.

2008
Publication, report or update

Report by Access Economics Pty Limited for The Australia and New Zealand Working Party on the Management and Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism.

2020
Poster or graphic

The Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights (second edition) - A4 Accessible version.

2020
Poster or graphic

An infographic for consumers on the second edition of the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights.

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.

2002
Other resource

A presentation by Dr Ian Coombes, A/Director & Nina Muscillo, Senior Pharmacist Safe Medication Management Unit

2020
Template, survey or form

A referral template for clinicians when referring patients for consideration for a colonoscopy. The template outlines relevant required information to support decision-making as described in Quality Statement 1 of the Colonoscopy Clinical Care Standard.