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2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, cultural safety, codeine re-scheduling, psychotropic medicines in residential aged care facilities (RACFs), public reporting of performance data and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of BMJ Quality & Safety and the Australian Journal of Primary Health 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, telehealth, aged care and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of the International Journal for Quality in Health and BMJ Quality &Safety along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and International Journal for Quality in Health.

2020
Poster or graphic

This poster includes step-by-step instructions for aged care workers regarding how to put on and remove personal protective equipment (including gowns, P2/N95 respirator masks, protective eyewear and gloves) when they are caring for residents with COVID-19. It also includes instructions on how to fit check P2/N95 respirator masks, where they are required to be used.

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
Publication, report or update

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

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, artificial intelligence in health care, clinical analytics, aged care, medication safety, and more

Also covered are latest issues of Public Health Research & Practice, Journal for Healthcare Quality and Health Affairs, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and International Journal for Quality in Health.

2020
Presentation

A presentation on leading and coordinating an infection prevention program in aged care homes.

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

The Commission has revised the National Tall Man Lettering List to include cloBAZam in the benzodiazepine class of medicines, based on the reporting of adverse events and near misses and its high similarity and likelihood of confusion with another benzodiazepine: CLONAZepam.