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2019
Audit, monitoring or reporting tool

Example of a skin care questionnaire for healthcare workers - hand hygiene.

2019
Audit, monitoring or reporting tool

National Hand Hygiene Initiative.

2019
Audit, monitoring or reporting tool

National Hand Hygiene Initiative

2019
Audit, monitoring or reporting tool

National Hand Hygiene Initiative

2019
Audit, monitoring or reporting tool

National Hand Hygiene Initiative

2019
Audit, monitoring or reporting tool

National Hand Hygiene Initiative

2019
Audit, monitoring or reporting tool

National Hand Hygiene Initiative

2019
Audit, monitoring or reporting tool

National Hand Hygiene Initiative

2019
Audit, monitoring or reporting tool

National Hand Hygiene Initiative

2019
Audit, monitoring or reporting tool

National Hand Hygiene Initiative

2020
Job advertisement

The APS6 Project Officer, AURA, IPC / HAI, will be responsible for undertaking end-to-end procurement, project planning and management, contract management, budget planning, writing briefings and other documents for internal and/or external audiences, support of the help desk and other system support roles of the team. Support for committees, working groups, meetings, forums and workshops are key functions of this role.

The period of employment will be for up to 12 months and via contract arrangement.

Information on this vacancy and how to apply can be found in the link below. Applications for this role will close midnight Monday 17 August 2020. Questions about the role can be directed to Kathy Meleady (02) 9126 3640 or acsqhchr@safetyandquality.gov.au.  

2020
Job advertisement

The Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) program supports the Commission’s work on the National Quality and Safety Health Service (NSQHS) Preventing and Controlling Healthcare-Associated Infection Standard, and coordination of the National Hand Hygiene Initiative (NHHI). This includes development of national policies, guidelines and strategies to respond to HAI and promote effective antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) and effective use of AURA data for HAI programs, and other patient safety initiatives to prevent and control antimicrobial resistance and HAI.

The Senior Project Officer will be responsible for the development of resources to support implementation of the NSQHS Standards (2nd edition), the implementation of the Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare, the NHHI, as well as contributing to broader activities to support the AURA and IPC/HAI program. This will include undertaking research and analysis of information, project management, policy development, stakeholder management, facilitation of meetings, preparation of project documentation and collaborating with other relevant programs within the Commission.

Please see the link below for the full position description and applicant pack. Applications that do not address the candidates suitability against the position description and selection criteria will not be considered.

Applications should be emailed to ACSQHCHR@safetyandquality.gov.au. Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to contact Kathy Meleady on (02) 9126 3640 to further discuss this role.

Applications are due by midnight, Monday 30 November 2020

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on medication safety, polypharmacy, sonographers, physical and mental health, managing risk, healthcare associated infection, the role of carers in patient safety, primary care for older people and more.

Also covered are new issues of the Journal Health Services Research & Policy, Healthcare Policy and the Journal for Healthcare Quality, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care.

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on health equity, pharmacy, e-health, emergency admissions, data sharing, health prevention, obesity, longevity, surgical mortality, antimicrobial stewardship, burnout and more

Also covered are new issues of Public Health Research & Practice, the Australian Journal of Primary Health and the Future Leaders Communiqué, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and latest from the UK’s NICE.

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on the second edition of the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights, a draft Peripheral Venous Access Clinical Care Standard, antimicrobial resistance, infections, prescribing, digital health and more

Also covered are new issues of the Australian Health Review and Health Affairs, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and latest from the UK’s NICE.

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on surgical volume and quality, antimicrobial stewardship, pressure injuries, patient experience, patient-centred care quality indicators, just culture, Vitamin D and more

Also covered are new issues of the Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and latest from the UK’s NICE.

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on sepsis, implementing health in all policies, prescribing errors, machine learning, breast cancer risk, diagnosis, and more

Also covered are new issues of the American Journal of Medical Quality and Health Affairs, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and latest from the UK’s NICE.

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI), integrated care, nursing, genomic medicine, deteriorating patients, shared decision making, hip and knee surgery, and more.

Also covered are new issues of the Journal for Healthcare Quality, the Journal of Patient Experience and the Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and latest from the UK’s NICE.

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on patient experience, public health, patient safety, speaking up, medication safety, dementia, end of life care, attire, health information technology, surgical instruments and more.

Also covered are new issues of BMJ Quality & Safety and Patient Safety, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and latest from the UK’s NICE.

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on healthcare quality, an Aboriginal Cultural Safety and Security Framework, innovation, major health care challenges, accreditation and more.

Also covered are new issues of Public Health Research & Practice and Healthcare Quarterly, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and latest from the UK’s NICE.