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2015
Publication, report or update

The Consensus Statement describes 10 essential elements for the provision of end-of-life care in settings where acute care is provided.

2017
Publication, report or update

The Consensus Statement describes eight essential elements for prompt and reliable recognition of, and response to, physiological deterioration of patients in acute healthcare facilities in Australia.

2015
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This guide explains what the 10 elements for safe and high-quality end-of-life care mean for you as a patient, and for families, carers and consumers.

2020
Publication, report or update

This report presents the first national epidemiological snapshot of sepsis and its impact on Australians and was prepared by Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research,  Australian Institute of Health Innovation,  Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia .

2015
Guide, user guide or guidelines

The purpose of this guide is to provide practical guidance for managers and practitioners responsible for credentialing, and for determining and managing, a health practitioner’s scope of clinical practice. This is an ancillary guide only. It does not replace or supersede state, territory or organisational policies on credentialing.

2015
Guide, user guide or guidelines
2017
Publication, report or update

The report on attestation by governing bodies includes a definition of attestation, a review of the evidence of the effectiveness of attestation by governing bodies as part of accreditation in healthcare, and examples of the use of attestation in practice.

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.

2017
Publication, report or update

This consultation paper has been prepared as the first phase of a program of work to develop a national approach to support improvements in patient safety and quality in primary care. This paper provides an overview of the current patient safety and quality improvement environment in primary care.

2017
Publication, report or update

The key findings of the report on safety culture assessment tools are discussed according to an evaluation of effectiveness and utility of available tools, and considerations for a safety culture assessment tool as part of the AHSSQA Scheme.

2017
Publication, report or update

The key findings of the report on short-notice and unannounced surveys are discussed according to the evidence for their effectiveness and considerations for their use in the AHSSQA Scheme.

2017
Publication, report or update

The key findings of the report on patient journey and tracer methodologies (hereafter referred to as ‘patient journey methodologies’) are discussed according to the evidence of its effectiveness and considerations for its use in the AHSSQA Scheme.