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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 Commission has identified a set of six essential elements for comprehensive care delivery, which represent different stages or processes that a patient may experience when clinical care is delivered.

2018
Fact sheet or brochure

The Commission has identified a set of six essential elements for comprehensive care delivery, which represent different stages or processes that a patient may experience when clinical care is delivered.

2018
Fact sheet or brochure

The Commission has identified a set of six essential elements for comprehensive care delivery, which represent different stages or processes that a patient may experience when clinical care is delivered.

2018
Fact sheet or brochure

The Commission has identified a set of six essential elements for comprehensive care delivery, which represent different stages or processes that a patient may experience when clinical care is delivered.

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.

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
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.

2018
Fact sheet or brochure

The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide consumers with a general summary of specific issues in the NSQHS Standards.

2018
Fact sheet or brochure

The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide consumers with an overview of what accreditation is.

2018
Fact sheet or brochure

The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide consumers with a general summary of the Partnering with Consumers Standard.

2018
Fact sheet or brochure

These processes are designed to promote improvements in performance across all approved accrediting agencies, ensure consistent implementation of revisions to the AHSSQA Scheme, as well as ensuring assessments are rigorous and completed within agreed timeframes.

2018
Fact sheet or brochure

The Commission is introducing a range of strategies to reduce potential and real conflicts of interest that are associated with accreditation processes.

2018
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to clarify for accrediting agencies and health service organisations their responsibilities and the recommended processes to be followed when health services change accrediting agencies.

2018
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to describe the requirement for accrediting agencies to examine external and non-routine internal reports of reviews and investigations into significant safety and quality issues, clinical governance or safety breaches as part of a health service organisation’s accreditation assessment.

2018
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to update accrediting agencies of health service organisations’ requirements for the Preventing and Controlling Healthcare-associated Infection Standard in the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standard (second edition) relating to antimicrobial stewardship, specifically in relation to surgical prophylaxis.

2018
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to describe the requirements for accrediting agencies to notify regulators and the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care of significant patient risks identified during the assessment of health service organisations.