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2013
Publication, report or update

The purpose of this background paper was to present a précis of the policy and clinical framework for end-of-life care within the Australian acute healthcare setting and as interpreted by consumers, clinicians and policy makers in 2013.

2020
Poster or graphic

This poster outlines four important actions in providing safe, high-quality care for people with cognitive impairment in hospital during COVID-19.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

This fact sheet highlights the increased risk of harm for people with cognitive impairment during COVID-19 and outlines how to provide safe, high-quality care during this time.

 

 

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, cognitive impairment, personalised medicine, integrated care and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of the Australian Health Review and Health Affairs 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 (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence).

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, cognitive impairment, antimicrobial resistance, primary health care, patient safety culture, waiting times, medication errors and more.

Also covered is the latest issue of the American Journal of Medical Quality 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 (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence).

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

This resource has been developed to provide healthcare information for people with cognitive impairment, their carers and family members. 

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

This guide will help people living with cognitive impairment to get good health care. 

A person might have cognitive impairment because they have: 

  • Dementia
  • Intellectual disability
  • A brain injury
2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, cognitive impairment, chronic disease management, online symptom checkers and apps, medication safety and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of Healthcare Policy, BMJ Quality & Safety, Journal of Health Services Research & Policy and The Milbank Quarterly along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the latest from the UK’s NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence).

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, cognitive impairment, patient experience, hospital readmissions, adverse events, RCA and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of the International Journal for Quality in Health, the Australian Journal of Primary Health, and Pediatric Quality & Safety along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and International Journal for Quality in Health as well as the latest from the UK’s NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) and ARHQ in the USA.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, cognitive impairment, IV medication errors, teamwork and communication and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of Clinical Communiqué, Public Health Research & Practice, the Journal for Healthcare Quality, BMJ Leader, Health Expectations and Nursing Leadership along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and International Journal for Quality in Health as well as the latest from the UK’s NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) and NIHR (National Institute for Health Research).

2020
Publication, report or update

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

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.

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
Advisory

The intent of this advisory is to:

  • Standardise processes across accrediting agencies for assessing applications for extensions to general practices’ accreditation status.
  • Clarify that changes to the accreditation cycle, including backdating the commencement date, is not permitted.
2020
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to standardise requirements for assessment of general practices that physically relocate premises during an accreditation cycle.

2020
Advisory

To describe the requirements for accrediting agencies to notify the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) and relevant state and territory health care complaints bodies of significant risks of patient harm that pose an ongoing risk to public health and safety that are identified during the assessment of general practices.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on women’s health, human rights, general practice, mental health, culture, medication safety, clinical quality registries  and more.

Also covered are new issues of the International Journal for Quality in Health Care, Healthcare Quarterly, Healthcare Papers, Health Affairs, and BMJ Leader, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care and the latest from NICE and the National Institute for Health Research in the UK.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on patient safety practices, potentially preventable readmissions, patient and family engagement, transitions of care, homelessness, medication safety, medication reconciliation and Hepatitis C virus and more.

Also covered is the latest issue of Public Health Research & Practice 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.