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2019
Fact sheet or brochure

From January 2019, health service organisations will be required to submit an annual attestation statement to their accrediting agency.

2019
Publication, report or update
2019
Publication, report or update

The Commission’s employment terms and conditions are detailed in its enterprise agreement made and approved under Part 2-4 of the Fair Work Act 2009.

2019
Publication, report or update

This report provides a summary of findings from consumer and clinician focus groups and expert interviews undertaken to inform options for national public reporting standards of safety and quality in health care across public and private hospitals in Australia.

2019
Publication, report or update

This report provides a summary of findings from a literature review and environment scan undertaken to inform options for national public reporting standards of safety and quality in health care across public and private hospitals in Australia.

2019
Publication, report or update

This report draws on data from a wide range of sources, and includes information about key advances in safety and quality in Australia; prevalence of common safety risks to patients; action taken to identify and drive the delivery of appropriate care; and the Commission’s approach to supporting value based healthcare.

The analysis and data provided in this report are limited to public hospitals. The Commission is currently working with the private hospital sector to ensure the specified safety and quality indicators can be included in future reporting.

2019
Fact sheet or brochure

This fact sheet is designed to assist members of a governing body to fulfil their role in meeting the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (NSQHS).

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.

2019
Guide, user guide or guidelines

The purpose of this guide is to explain how health service organisations can implement Action 1.28 of the Clinical Governance Standard.

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on clinical variation, social care, health privacy, value based healthcare, allied health, obesity, healthcare improvement, pay for performance, waste and more.

Also covered are new issues of Australian Health Review, Australian Journal of Primary Health, BMJ Leader, Nursing Leadership, HealthcarePapers, Clinical Communiqué and Health Affairs, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and latest from the UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

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
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 leadership, culture, imaging, communication, mental health, Aboriginal people’s experience of health care, BRCA-related cancer, electronic health records, bundled payments, progressive neurological conditions, falls, asthma, clinical decision support systems and more

Also covered are new issues of BMJ Quality & Safety and Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology, 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 ENT surgery, shared decision making, data linkage, hospital associated complications of older people, sepsis, Choosing Wisely and children and young people’s mental health and more.

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

2019
Publication, report or update

Updated review of peer-reviewed and grey literature on mental state deterioration published since the completion of Recognising Signs of Deterioration in a Person's Mental State: Final Report.

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.