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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
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.

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
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.

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.

2020
Other resource

Cataract Clinical Care Standard Topic Working Group Members 

2020
Spreadsheet or data set

List of Topic Working Group members for Acute Anaphylaxis Clinical Care Standard.  

Updated August 2020.

2020
Publication, report or update

A literature review to better understand the use of antipsychotic medicines for people aged 65 years and over.

2020
Other resource

List of Topic Working Group members for the Low Back Pain Clinical Care Standard.  

Updated December 2020.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

A fact sheet providing consumers with information about reducing their risk of bowel cancer.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, opioid stewardship, the draft Acute Anaphylaxis Clinical Care Standard, person-centred team-based care, electronic health records, diagnostic performance, weekend admissions, paediatric adverse events, and more.

Also covered: the latest issue of Health Affairs, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and International Journal for Quality in Health and the latest from the UK’s NICE and NIHR and the USA’s ARHQ.

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This fact sheet explains what the Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Care Standard means for clinicians and for patient care.

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This consumer guide explains what the Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Care Standard means for consumers, and what they can do to have an active role in their care.

2020
Publication, report or update

The 2020 Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Care Standard describes the key components of care for patients who have an infection or who or at risk of an infection. It contains eight quality statements and ten indicators.

2020
Poster or graphic

A poster providing consumers with information about reducing their risk of bowel cancer.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, the new Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Care Standard, National Safety and Quality Primary Healthcare Standards, hospital worker behaviour, patient perceptions and more.

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

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, the new national Safety and Quality Digital Mental Health Standards, extended consultation on the draft Acute Anaphylaxis Clinical Care Standard, antimicrobial resistance, improvement in care and health systems, patient-reported medical errors in ambulatory care, readmissions, diagnostic excellence and more.

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

2020
Audio or video

Infectious diseases specialist Dr Kathryn Daveson discusses updates to the Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Care Standard in 2020.