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2021
Poster or graphic

This infographic includes the 10 essential elements in the Consensus Statement.

2021
Fact sheet or brochure

This decision aid can be used with your doctor to help you decide whether to use antibiotics when your child has a middle ear infection.

2021
Fact sheet or brochure

This fact sheet for pharmacists summarises requirements for claiming eligible PBS and Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (RPBS) medicines from the PBS HMC.   

2021
Fact sheet or brochure

This fact sheet for prescribers summarises the requirements for prescribing and claiming of eligible PBS and Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (RPBS) medicines from the PBS HMC.  

2021
Publication, report or update

The PBS HMC Implementation Guide aims to assist healthcare organisations to implement the PBS HMC at a local level. 

2021
Publication, report or update

In Australia and across the global community, organisations have gathered evidence and/or developed advice on the management of COVID-19. A list of links to COVID-19 guidance is presented here and will be updated regularly. This list is prepared to support the delivery of safe and quality care during the COVID-19 pandemic and is not an endorsement by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care.

Last updated 4 February 2021

2021
Audit, monitoring or reporting tool

This resource has been developed to assist hospitals participating in the NSMC National Audit.

2021
Publication, report or update

This literature review describes the evidence regarding the burden of disease associated with sepsis in the Australian population and the impacts of sepsis on people who survive. Evidence for interventions to improve recovery and reduce sepsis morbidity is also described.

2021
Fact sheet or brochure

This fact sheet for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples provides useful information on each step of a colonoscopy procedure, from referral through to the report after the procedure. 

2021
Publication, report or update

This issue includes items on COVID-19, sepsis, acute behavioural disturbance antimicrobial prescribing, antimicrobial stewardship, dementia, pathology, stakeholder/consumer engagement, adverse drug events, medication safety, Clostridioides difficile, patient safety in prehospital care, and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of International Journal for Quality in Health Care, Journal of Patient Safety and Health Affairs, along with the latest online papers from International Journal for Quality in Health Care and the latest from the UK’s NICE and NIHR and the USA’s AHRQ.

2021
Publication, report or update

This systematic review was commissioned to investigate trigger tools that promote the early detection of sepsis symptoms, including the use of lactate testing in patients experiencing rapid clinical deterioration or suspected of having infection.

2021
Publication, report or update

This report outlines the findings and recommendations from the 2020 National Standard Medication Chart (NSMC) national audit.

2021
Publication, report or update

Labels for dispensed medicines are important for communicating medicine-related information to consumers and ensuring effective medicine use. The dispensed medicine label must include the essential information the consumer needs to take their medicines safely and effectively.

2013
Poster or graphic

A flow chart describing key steps of an open disclosure process.