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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 purpose of this guide is to provide a consistent national framework for clinical governance that is based on the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards.

2017
Publication, report or update

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

2017
Publication, report or update

The report on attestation by governing bodies includes a definition of attestation, a review of the evidence of the effectiveness of attestation by governing bodies as part of accreditation in healthcare, and examples of the use of attestation in practice.

2017
Publication, report or update

This consultation paper has been prepared as the first phase of a program of work to develop a national approach to support improvements in patient safety and quality in primary care. This paper provides an overview of the current patient safety and quality improvement environment in primary care.

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

2017
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2008
Publication, report or update

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
Publication, report or update
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.

2017
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This chapter examines variation in three women’s healthcare interventions and two maternity care items. Analysis by Statistical Area Level 3 (SA3) showed marked rate differences across Australia in hysterectomy, endometrial ablation, cervical loop excision and cervical laser ablation, and third- and fourth-degree perineal tears.

2017
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