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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
Audit, monitoring or reporting tool

Two groupers have been developed to support the implementation of the hospital-acquired complications (HACs) list. These tools can be used by hospitals, health services and system managers to identify and monitor HACs.

2020
Publication, report or update

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) has developed draft National Safety and Quality Digital Mental Health (NSQDMH) Standards.

The Commission invites consumers and carers, clinicians, service providers, and interested stakeholders to provide feedback on the NSQDMH Standards during a public consultation from March - May 2020. 

Please see safetyandquality.gov.au/dmhs for further information about this consultation.

 

2020
Presentation

The below presentation by Dr.Peggy Brown AO, Senior Clinical Advisor for the Digital Mental Health project at the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) has been developed for the public consultation of the draft National Safety and Quality Digital Mental Health (NSQDMH) Standards.

The Commission invites consumers and carers, clinicians, service providers, and interested stakeholders to provide feedback on the NSQDMH Standards during the public consultation period from March - April 2020. 

Please see safetyandquality.gov.au/dmhs for further information about this consultation.

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
Fact sheet or brochure

This fact sheet provides important information for clinicians to consider when discussing advance care plans with patients and sets out the actions that directly relate to advance care planning in the NSQHS Standards.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

This fact sheet provides information for day procedure services about processes and practices that facilitate comprehensive care suitable to their setting and the patient population.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

This fact sheet provides information for clinicians to consider when planning for patient discharge. 

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

Health service organisations are required to develop and implement systems and processes that support patient-clinician discussions about the patient’s preferences for care in the future, to document advance care plans, and to act on advance care plans as part of comprehensive care delivery and for the NSQHS Standards.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, bundled payments, integrated health and social care, shared decision making, telemedicine, clinical quality registries and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of the International Journal for Quality in Health Care, Pediatric Quality & Safety, the Journal of Patient Experience, the Patient Experience Journal 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 from the UK’s NICE.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, racism, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander kidney care, General Practice Pharmacists, quality, unplanned readmissions and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of the International Journal for Quality in Health Care, The Journal for Healthcare Quality, Healthcare Quarterly and Health Affairs 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
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, mental health and substance use, inpatient harm, health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, nursing care, communication and resolution, open disclosure, and more.

Also covered is the latest issue of BMJ Quality & Safety 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 (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) and the USA’s AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality).

2020
Publication, report or update

This report presents the first national epidemiological snapshot of sepsis and its impact on Australians and was prepared by Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research,  Australian Institute of Health Innovation,  Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia .