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2019
Guide, user guide or guidelines

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) sought feedback on the draft National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards Aged Care Module.  This module has been developed to allow organisations to meet the requirements of both the NSQHS Standards and the Aged Care Quality (ACQ) Standards by assessment to one set of standards. Consultation is now closed.

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).

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, cultural safety, codeine re-scheduling, psychotropic medicines in residential aged care facilities (RACFs), public reporting of performance data and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of BMJ Quality & Safety and the Australian Journal of Primary Health 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 NICE.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, telehealth, aged care and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of the International Journal for Quality in Health and BMJ Quality &Safety along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and International Journal for Quality in Health.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, aged care, clinical variation, safe selection and storage of medications, telehealth for cancer care, telediagnosis, electronic medication systems, double-checking and medication administration errors, accreditation, paediatric hospice and palliative care, Staphylococcus aureus (SAB) and more

Also covered are the latest issues of Healthcare Policy and BMJ Quality & Safety, and the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and International Journal for Quality in Health along with the latest from the UK’s NICE

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, artificial intelligence in health care, clinical analytics, aged care, medication safety, and more

Also covered are latest issues of Public Health Research & Practice, Journal for Healthcare Quality and Health Affairs, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and International Journal for Quality in Health.

2012
Guide, user guide or guidelines
2015
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This guide explains what the 10 elements for safe and high-quality end-of-life care mean for you as a patient, and for families, carers and consumers.

2012
Guide, user guide or guidelines

National Consensus Statement: essential elements for recognising & responding to clinical deterioration

2012
Guide, user guide or guidelines

A guide to support implementation of the National Consensus Statement

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.

2020
Guide, user guide or guidelines

The Implementation Guide for the Surveillance of Clostridioides difficile Infection is intended to be used by Australian hospitals and health service organisations to support implementation of surveillance of hospital-identified CDI and national reporting. It supersedes the 2013 Implementation Guide.

2017
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2018
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A risk matrix can be used to assist health service organisations prioritise competency assessments and identify clinical areas and/or procedures of high risk.