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2004
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A National Standard for credentialling and defining the scope of clinical practice of medical practitioners, for use in public and private hospitals

2008
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The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care reports annually on the state of healthcare safety and quality in Australia.

The Windows into Safety and Quality in Health Care 2008 provides windows onto a range of safety and quality issues. It offers safety and quality insights in a number of settings and from various perspectives.

Chapters in this report include:

  • Healthcare Rights: Will patients’ rights be respected?
  • Patient Identification: Will patients be correctly identified?
  • Medication Safety: Will adverse drug events be reduced?
  • Handover: How is patient care transferred safely?
  • Healthcare Associated Infections: Can healthcare associated infections be prevented?
  • Open Disclosure: Will patients be told about things that go wrong in their health care?
  • Accreditation: What does accreditation of a health service mean for patient care?
  • Sentinel Event Reporting: What role can reporting serious adverse events play in improving the safety and quality of health care?
  • Information Strategy: What else do we need to know about the safety and quality of patient care?
2008
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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.

2021
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The Management of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters Clinical Care Standard contains 10 quality statements and 13 indicators to guide quality care for the management of cannulas, and is accompanied by supporting resources.

2021
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The quality statements for the Management of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters Clinical Care Standard are based on best available evidence and guideline recommendations at the time of development. This summary describes the relevance of each evidence source to the quality statements.

2021
Publication, report or update

The 2019 Hospital NAPS report includes analyses of detailed information about prescribing practices in Australian public and private acute hospitals in 2019. The findings can be used to guide quality improvement programs and improve the safety of care for patients.

2021
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The 2019 AGAR Sepsis Outcome Report is now available.

2021
Publication, report or update

This issue includes items on COVID-19, sepsis, acute behavioural disturbance antimicrobial prescribing, antimicrobial stewardship, dementia, pathology, stakeholder/consumer engagement, adverse drug events, medication safety, Clostridioides difficile, patient safety in prehospital care, and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of International Journal for Quality in Health Care, Journal of Patient Safety and Health Affairs, along with the latest online papers from International Journal for Quality in Health Care and the latest from the UK’s NICE and NIHR and the USA’s AHRQ.

2021
Publication, report or update

This document lists the evidence sources supporting the Third and Fourth Degree Perineal Tears Clinical Care Standard, by quality statement.

2021
Publication, report or update

This complete version of the clinical care standard includes information about using clinical care standards and the background to the development of the Third and Fourth Degree Perineal Tears Clinical Care Standard. It provides descriptions of what each quality statement means for women, clinicians, and health service organisations, as well as indicators for local monitoring and supporting evidence.

2021
Publication, report or update

This report provides an update on data submitted to CARAlert for the reporting period 1 January 2021 to 28 February 2021, and complements previous analyses and updates of CARAlert data, and the CARAlert 2020 Annual Report. The data update provides information to support prevention and containment of antimicrobial resistance.

2021
Publication, report or update

The CARAlert Annual Report for 2020 is now available.

2021
Publication, report or update

Chapter 16 is the most recently published chapter of the AMS Book, and highlights antimicrobial use in the community and in residential aged care. The chapter describes infections experienced by older people, strategies to improve antimicrobial use, and consideration of potential barriers to successful implementation of those strategies.

2021
Publication, report or update

This latest CARAlert Data Update includes data submitted to CARAlert between 1 March 2021 and 30 April 2021. This update provides useful information to support prevention and containment of antimicrobial resistance.