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2021
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to describe the minimum requirements for health service organisation compliance with Action 3.14 following the introduction and subsequent revision by Standards Australia of AS/NZS 4187:2014 Reprocessing of reusable medical devices in health service organisations.

2019
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to describe assessment requirements for informed financial consent in health service organisations.

2019
Advisory

This purpose of this advisory is to describe assessment requirements for Actions 1.23, 1.24, 1.27b, and 1.28a of the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards (second edition) for health service organisations implementing the Colonoscopy Clinical Care Standard.

2021
Poster or graphic

More than 50% of bowel cancer cases are due to modifiable lifestyle risk factors. The Commission has developed this bowel cancer prevention poster which identifies actions that consumers can take to reduce their risk of bowel cancer and polyps.

2021
Poster or graphic

The Third and Fourth Degree Perineal Tears Clinical Care Standard will help to ensure that women receive appropriate treatment and support throughout their childbirth experience.

This infographic outlines key data highlights, as well as commentary from experts in maternity care participating in the Commission's launch event on 21 April 2021.

2019
Other resource

This is the flowchart for the assessment process for the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards (second edition).

2019
Other resource

This Instrument of Approval for PBS Hospital Medication Charts was signed on 30 October 2019 by Thea Daniel, Assistant Secretary, Pricing and PBS Policy Branch, Technology Assessment and Access Division, Department of Health.

2021
Other resource

This discussion paper has been drafted to support public consultation on the use of opioid analgesics in emergency departments, perioperative and surgical services. The Commission is also interested in learning more about education and training for prescribers of opioid analgesics. Feedback from this consultation will be used to inform the development of a National Opioid Analgesic Stewardship Program. 

You can provide your feedback in writing to steve.waller@safetyandquality.gov.au or complete a short online survey.

Consultation is open until midnight (AEST) on Friday 28 May 2021.