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2018
Fact sheet or brochure

A fact sheet for clinicians outlining the safe and appropriate use of colonoscopy to maximise patients' benefits from the procedure and reduce the risk of harm.

2018
Fact sheet or brochure

This fact sheet provides useful information on each step of a colonoscopy procedure from referral to post-procedure report.

2018
Fact sheet or brochure

The goal of the Venous Thromboembolism Prevention Clinical Care Standard is to ensure that all adults presenting to hospital (as defined in the scope of the clinical care standard) have an assessment of VTE risk and bleeding risk that is formally documented. It also aims to ensure that VTE prevention is
appropriately prescribed and used to reduce avoidable death or disability from hospital-acquired VTE.

Clinicians can use the clinician fact sheet to support the delivery of high-quality care to help prevent hospital‑acquired VTE.

2018
Fact sheet or brochure

The Venous Thromboembolism Prevention Clinical Care Standard contains seven quality statements describing the care that people should expect to receive during and after a hospital stay to help reduce their risk of blood clots. These fact sheets explain each quality statement, what it means, and what you can do to have an active role in your care.

2021
Fact sheet or brochure

This decision aid can be used with your doctor to help you decide whether to use antibiotics when your child has a middle ear infection.

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.

2021
Advisory

The intent of this advisory is to standardise processes across accrediting agencies for liaising with the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) regarding applications to extend a general practice’s accreditation .

2021
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to standardise requirements for assessment of general practices that physically relocate premises during an accreditation cycle.

2021
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to clarify responsibilities and processes for accrediting agencies and general practices when a practice transfers between accrediting agencies.

2021
Advisory

To describe the requirements for accrediting agencies to notify the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) and relevant state and territory health care complaints bodies of significant risks of patient harm that pose an ongoing risk to public health and safety that are identified during the assessment of general practices.

2021
Fact sheet or brochure

This guide for consumers explains what each quality statement means for consumers, and what you can do to have an active role in your care.

2021
Fact sheet or brochure

This fact sheet lists the quality statements for clinicians and provides key discussion points to help involve patients in their care and prevent PIVC-related complications. 

2021
Fact sheet or brochure

Fact sheet 1: Overview of the National General Practice Accreditation (NGPA) Scheme 

2021
Fact sheet or brochure

This document provides an overview of the NPS MedicineWise Opioids program which aims to improve quality use of opioids and reduce associated harms for Australians with chronic non-cancer pain.

2021
Fact sheet or brochure

This fact sheet for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples provides useful information on each step of a colonoscopy procedure, from referral through to the report after the procedure. 

2021
Fact sheet or brochure

This information sheet for women is about perineal tearing during childbirth. It explains what can be done to reduce the risk of a third or fourth degree perineal tear.

2021
Fact sheet or brochure

This document describes each of the seven quality statements in this clinical care standard and what they mean for women.

2021
Fact sheet or brochure

This document describes each of the quality statements and indicators included in the Third and Fourth Degree Perineal Tears Clinical Care Standard and their relevance to health service organisations.