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2017
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to provide clarification of the core, developmental and non-applicable actions for dental practices and services implementing the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards.

2017
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to clarify the implementation requirements for dental practices and services applying Action 3.17.1, which requires a health service organisation to have a traceability system to enable identification of patients on whom reusable medical devices are used.

2012
Other resource

The Commission has negotiated with Regulators and Accrediting Agencies the process of health service organisations applying for actions to be non applicable and verifying applications. Two mechanisms exist for conferring not applicable actions

2022
Advisory

To clarify the expected requirements (data elements) for structured reporting of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test results to consumers via text message.

This advisory supplements the expected requirements set out in the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council's Requirements for medical pathology services (Third Edition 2018).

2022
Poster or graphic

Healthcare professionals and health service organisations are encouraged to download and display the sepsis information posters. These posters aim to raise awareness around sepsis and its early symptoms.

2022
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to clarify the requirements for health service organisations to transition from the 2016 to the 2021 Delirium Clinical Care Standard.

2022
Poster or graphic

A poster for for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples about the signs and symptoms of sepsis.

2022
Advisory

To update the requirements for submission of data for national hand hygiene Audit 3, 2021, Audit 1, 2022, and Audit 2, 2022, and assessment of Action 3.10

2022
Advisory

To clarify not applicable actions for BreastScreen Australia (BSA) Services implementing the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards.

2022
Advisory

To describe provisional accreditation arrangements for primary and community healthcare services to the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards.

2022
Advisory

To provide health service organisations and accrediting agencies with information on the scope and assessment of workforce training requirements related to infection prevention and control and hand hygiene.

1997
Other resource

The Constitution of the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council Order No. 1 of 1997 (the Order in Council) sets out role, membership and function of the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council.

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