The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide organisations with a general summary of specific issues on governance for safety and quality in health service organisation in the NSQHS Standards (first edition).
The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide organisations with a general summary of specific issues on preventing and controlling healthcare associated infections in the NSQHS Standards (first edition).
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.
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.
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.