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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

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.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

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

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
Fact sheet or brochure

This fact sheet includes information related to Action 5.14 in the NSQHS Standards and should be read in conjunction with Advisory AS18/15: Comprehensive Care Standard: Developing the comprehensive care plan.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, including resources from the Commission, Cochrane Collaboration and others, medication management in cancer care, diagnostic safety, teamwork, PPE and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of Clinical Communiqué, Healthcare Paper and the Journal of Patient Safety & Risk Management along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care and the latest from the UK’s NICE.

2020
Publication, report or update

The purpose of this policy is to outline the requirements for accrediting agencies in relation to managing and preventing conflicts of interest.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide guidance to health service organisations when establishing processes to accurately identify and record Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status.

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

Consultation on the draft NSQHS Standards User guide for Multi-Purpose Services Aged Care Module is now closed. The Commission is now reviewing the information received during the consultation process. This information will be used to finalise the resource.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, aged care, clinical variation, safe selection and storage of medications, telehealth for cancer care, telediagnosis, electronic medication systems, double-checking and medication administration errors, accreditation, paediatric hospice and palliative care, Staphylococcus aureus (SAB) and more

Also covered are the latest issues of Healthcare Policy and BMJ Quality & Safety, and the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and International Journal for Quality in Health along with the latest from the UK’s NICE

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, health literacy in children and youth, patient safety improvement, specialist referrals, Baby Friendly Health Initiative, supporting nurses and midwives, maternity care, accreditation and rights, rapid response teams, digital health and more

Also covered are latest issues of the International Journal for Quality in Health, Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management, and Australian Health Review, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and International Journal for Quality in Health and the latest from the UK’s NIHR.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

The purpose of this fact sheet is to describe how day procedure services can enhance consumers’ involvement in governance, design and performance-monitoring activities.

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. 

2017
Publication, report or update

This clinical care standard relates to the care of women of reproductive age with heavy menstrual bleeding. It was released in October 2017.

2017
Publication, report or update

The Osteoarthritis of the Knee Clinical Care Standard has 7 Standards for patient-centred care.