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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
Guide, user guide or guidelines

The purpose of this guide is to provide information for health service organisations to help them improve the quality of care and health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people based on the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards.

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This handbook provides nationally consistent guidance on the reporting processes for originating and confirming laboratories for the CARAlert system. 

 

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This planning checklist is designed to support clinicians preparing for Antimicrobial Awareness Week; it is most suitable for the acute care environment but can be adapted for primary care settings.

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

Social media is an increasingly important medium for communication. This guide is designed to help clinicians and health service organisations maximise the impact of messages for Antimicrobial Awareness Week.

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This document provides instructions for APAS contributors on how to build a susceptibility profile for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus species (VRE), and carbapenem (meropenem) resistant organisms (CROs) by downloading data from OrgTRx into Microsoft Excel.

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

Consultation on the draft NSQHS Standards User guide for Multi-Purpose Services Aged Care Module is now closed. The Commission is now reviewing the information received during the consultation process. This information will be used to finalise the resource.

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This fact sheet explains what the Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Care Standard means for clinicians and for patient care.

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This consumer guide explains what the Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Care Standard means for consumers, and what they can do to have an active role in their care.

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This guide provides information to assist authorised confirming laboratory users to enter reports and review the data they enter to the CARAlert portal.

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This guide includes information to assist authorised state and territory CARAlert users to access and use the CARAlert portal.