At each assessment to the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards (second edition) the Commission requires assessors to test an organisation’s ability to provide safe care including at times of high patient risk.
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
The purpose of this guide is to describe the actions in the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards (second edition) for health service organisations about to commence operations. Interim accreditation to the requirements set out in this document will generally apply for the first 12 months of operation.
The clinician survey is part of the end-of-life care audit toolkit and is made up of 31 questions designed to be undertaken across four demographics; consultants, junior doctors, nurses and allied health professionals.