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2019
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to clarify not applicable actions in the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards for hospitals, day procedure services, multi-purpose services, bush nursing services, patient transport services and public dental services.

2019
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to clarify the applicability of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific actions in the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards.

2019
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

The purpose of this advisory is to describe the minimum requirements for Action 5.13 that health service organisations must undertake to demonstrate work towards establishing a single comprehensive care plan for a patient that is shared by the multidisciplinary team.

2019
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to describe the minimum requirements for Actions 8.5, 8.6 b, c, d and e and 8.12 that health service organisations must undertake to demonstrate work towards establishing effective processes for recognising and responding to deterioration in a person’s mental state.

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 sustainability of the Australian health ‘system’, climate change and health, ‘digital megatrends’, pancreatic cancer, Aboriginal children, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and more

Also covered are new issues of Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy and Pediatric Quality & 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 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 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 antimicrobial resistance, antimicrobial prescribing, burnout, value, diagnostic errors, culture, medication safety, electronic prescribing and medicines administration and discharge and more.

Also covered are new issues of BMJ Quality & Safety and Pediatric Quality & Safety, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and latest from the UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on bias in health care, Clostridium difficile/Clostridioides difficile, the National Hand Hygiene Initiative, dementia, medication reviews, patient and family engagement, intrapartem care, reporting safety concerns, antimicrobial stewardship and more.

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

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on mental and physical health, accreditation, implementation, transitions or handovers, diagnosis, and more.

Also covered are new issues of the Public Health Research & Practice, 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 latest from the UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on care in emergency departments and in primary care, on medical devices, never events, coordination and communication, shared decision making and medication safety, and more.

Also covered are new issues of BMJ Quality & Safety, the Journal of Patient Safety & Risk Management, Australian Journal of Primary Health and The Milbank Quarterly, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care.