Reviewing the delivery of comprehensive care is important for ensuring patients are receiving care that meets their clinical and personal needs; that risks are efficiently and effectively identified and mitigated; that the agreed comprehensive care plan is achieving what it aimed to do; and that patients' goals and expectations are being met.
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.
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.
The Board established the Audit and Risk Committee in compliance with section 45 of the PGPA Act and section 17 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule. Its primary role is to assist the Board to discharge its responsibilities in respect of financial reporting, performance reporting, risk oversight and management, internal control and compliance with relevant laws and policies.
This guide explains how digital mental health service providers should prepare for and manage clinical and technical incidents and use an open disclosure process to communicate with service users about unexpected poor health outcomes or harm.
The Commission develops and maintains a rolling three year Data Plan to ensure the implementation of its role in leading and coordinating safety and quality improvements across Australia. The Data Plan supports Commission’s Work plan by articulating its data functions and outlining potential data sources for use.
This guide explains how to protect the security and stability of the data held by a digital mental health service provider, including developing a risk management framework and preparing for and managing a cyber security incident.
This guide provides practical strategies to help digital mental health service providers develop current, comprehensive and effective policies, procedures and protocols that cover safety and quality risks and compliance with legislation and regulations.
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.
It's time to update the National Consensus Statement. The consultation draft includes information from recent literature reviews and has been adapted to provide an opportunity to broaden the content and enable its use in all settings where end-of-life care is provided including primary and community care and residential aged care facilities.
The Commission's Amending Determination 2023/01 took effect 28 January 2023.
The purpose of the Commission’s Amending Determination is to provide employees with increases to their existing salary and to allowances for which they are eligible under the terms of the Commission's Enterprise Agreement 2019-2022.
To provide health service organisations and accrediting agencies with information on the scope and assessment of workforce training requirements related to infection prevention and control and hand hygiene.