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2016
Poster or graphic

Posters illustrating communicating with your healthcare provider when you are attending a health service.

2021
Poster or graphic

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

2021
Guide, user guide or guidelines

The NSQHS Standards Workforce Immunisation Risk Matrix can be used by health service organisations to assess their workforce for risks associated with vaccine preventable disease transmission and develop actions to mitigate these risks.

2021
Guide, user guide or guidelines

The guide was developed to support standardised national surveillance and reporting of healthcare-associated Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection (HA-SABSI) by Australian hospitals. It supersedes the Commission's 2016 Implementation Guide for Surveillance of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia

2021
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This document provides instructions on troubleshooting the Hand Hygiene Compliance Application, using your Android device.

2021
Guide, user guide or guidelines

The Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care were jointly developed by the National Health and Medical Research Council and the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care. The guidelines provide evidence-based recommendations in relation to the critical aspects of infection prevention and control, focusing on core principles and priority areas for action. When implementing these recommendations all healthcare facilities need to consider the risk of transmission of infection and implement according to their specific setting and circumstances.

2021
Poster or graphic

This poster illustrates the chain of transmission of infection, in the context of COVID-19, and highlights measures that can be implemented to interrupt the spread of infection.

The poster was developed in conjunction with NSW Health Clinical Excellence Commission.

2021
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This information sheet provides support to hospitals on how to analyse and use their SABSI surveillance data as part of a quality improvement approach. 

2021
Guide, user guide or guidelines

By implementing the six end-of life care actions in the Comprehensive Care Standard, health service organisations are laying the foundations to support the delivery of safe and high-quality end-of-life care that is person-centred and comprehensively meets the needs of the patient. These six actions can be linked to the 10 essential elements of the Consensus Statements. This resource sets out some suggested implementation strategies.

2021
Guide, user guide or guidelines

The release of the 2021 Implementation Guide for Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection contained a number of changes from the previous edition. A summary of these changes is provided in the information sheet.

2021
Guide, user guide or guidelines

As part of the Commission's resources to support environmental cleaning, this resource was designed to support the specific needs of small health service organisations, such as those in rural and remote settings, aged care services, dental practices, outpatient or day only procedural services, and rehabilitation services, in developing environmental cleaning programs.