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2018
Advisory

To provide clarification of the requirement of National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standard Item 3.6 a risk-based workforce immunisation program, as applied to dental practice.

2018
Fact sheet or brochure

This document provides information on a number of questions frequently asked by users of the IT system platform (OrgTRx) used by Australian Passive AMR Surveillance.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales (CPE) is a family of bacteria that produces an enzyme that breaks down carbapenem antibiotics so they no longer work – the bacteria are usually resistant to these and many other antibiotics. This consumer resource explains how people get infected and screening procedures for CPE.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

Asymptomatic bacteriuria: reducing inappropriate antimicrobial prescribing for aged care facility residents

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on shift work in health care, sepsis in children, quality and safety, shared decision making, pregnancy care, patient engagement, antibiotic management and more.

Also covered is the latest issue of the Australian Journal of Primary Health along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, mental health and substance use, inpatient harm, health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, nursing care, communication and resolution, open disclosure, and more.

Also covered is the latest issue of BMJ Quality & Safety along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care and the latest from the UK’s NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) and the USA’s AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality).

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

This fact sheet highlights the increased risk of harm for people with cognitive impairment during COVID-19 and outlines how to provide safe, high-quality care during this time.

 

 

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, cognitive impairment, personalised medicine, integrated care and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of the Australian Health Review and Health Affairs along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care and the latest from the UK’s NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence).

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, cognitive impairment, antimicrobial resistance, primary health care, patient safety culture, waiting times, medication errors and more.

Also covered is the latest issue of the American Journal of Medical Quality along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care and the latest from the UK’s NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence).

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

This resource has been developed to provide healthcare information for people with cognitive impairment, their carers and family members. 

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

This guide will help people living with cognitive impairment to get good health care. 

A person might have cognitive impairment because they have: 

  • Dementia
  • Intellectual disability
  • A brain injury
2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, cognitive impairment, chronic disease management, online symptom checkers and apps, medication safety and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of Healthcare Policy, BMJ Quality & Safety, Journal of Health Services Research & Policy and The Milbank Quarterly along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the latest from the UK’s NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence).

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, cognitive impairment, patient experience, hospital readmissions, adverse events, RCA and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of the International Journal for Quality in Health, the Australian Journal of Primary Health, and Pediatric Quality & Safety along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and International Journal for Quality in Health as well as the latest from the UK’s NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) and ARHQ in the USA.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, cognitive impairment, IV medication errors, teamwork and communication and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of Clinical Communiqué, Public Health Research & Practice, the Journal for Healthcare Quality, BMJ Leader, Health Expectations and Nursing Leadership along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and International Journal for Quality in Health as well as the latest from the UK’s NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) and NIHR (National Institute for Health Research).

2020
Newsletter

On the Radar Issue 472 is now available at https://www.safetyandquality.gov.au/publications-and-resources/resource-library/radar-issue-472

This issue includes items on COVID-19, antimicrobial prescribing and stewardship, general practice, hospital in the home, virtual hospitals, teamwork, clinical registries and more.

Also covered are the latest issues the Journal of Patient Safety & Risk Management and Health Affairs along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and International Journal for Quality in Health.