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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
Publication, report or update
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, 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
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.

 

2012
Fact sheet or brochure

This two-pager fact sheet includes definitions for credentialing and scope of clinical practice

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
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
Spreadsheet or data set

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

Updated August 2020.

2012
Guide, user guide or guidelines
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

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.