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2020
Publication, report or update

Version 1.2 updated in August 2020

2008
Publication, report or update

This project investigates the current use and potential benefits of technological solutions to patient misidentification in the Australian healthcare setting and its application to safety and quality to the Commission.

2020
Publication, report or update

The Commission's Strategic Intent 2020-2025 outlines four priority areas of focus for the Commission, and describes a range of mechanisms used to progress these strategic priorities.

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
Publication, report or update

This publication summarises medicines that were in use or being investigated to treat COVID-19 as at 7 October 2020. This publication remains available for reference but the information has not been updated since October 2020. The Commission acknowledges the Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists for their contribution to this work.

For current resources, the National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce has been established to provide evidence-based recommendations to guide care for people with COVID-19. The Taskforce undertakes detailed analyses of medicines for use in the treatment of COVID-19 which are updated as new research becomes available. The reviews are accompanied by therapy recommendations established through a consultation process.

Last updated 7 October 2020

2020
Publication, report or update

The Commission has developed Australia's response to the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Patient Safety Challenge: Medication without harm.

2020
Publication, report or update

A report reviewing the implementation of the Australian Open Disclosure Framework identifying perceived implementation gaps, areas for improvement, and suggested strategies at a national, state and territory, and health service organisation level.

2020
Publication, report or update

The National Safety and Quality Digital Mental Health (NSQDMH) Standards aim to improve the quality of digital mental health service provision, and to protect service users and their support people from harm.

2020
Publication, report or update

A scoping study undertaken to improve understanding of how Australian health services support clinical communication, collaboration and teamwork.