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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.

2014
Guide, user guide or guidelines
2014
Guide, user guide or guidelines
2018
Guide, user guide or guidelines
2012
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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.

2019
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This user guide outlines critical actions in the second edition of the NSQHS Standards that support safe and high quality care for patients with cognitive impairment or at risk of delirium.

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 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).

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, cognitive impairment, personalised medicine, integrated care and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of the 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 the latest from the UK’s NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence).

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, cognitive impairment, antimicrobial resistance, primary health care, patient safety culture, waiting times, medication errors and more.

Also covered is the latest issue of the American Journal of Medical Quality 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 (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence).

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, cognitive impairment, chronic disease management, online symptom checkers and apps, medication safety and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of Healthcare Policy, BMJ Quality & Safety, Journal of Health Services Research & Policy and The Milbank Quarterly along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the latest from the UK’s NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence).

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, cognitive impairment, patient experience, hospital readmissions, adverse events, RCA and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of the International Journal for Quality in Health, the Australian Journal of Primary Health, and Pediatric Quality & Safety along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and International Journal for Quality in Health as well as the latest from the UK’s NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) and ARHQ in the USA.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, cognitive impairment, IV medication errors, teamwork and communication and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of Clinical Communiqué, Public Health Research & Practice, the Journal for Healthcare Quality, BMJ Leader, Health Expectations and Nursing Leadership along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and International Journal for Quality in Health as well as the latest from the UK’s NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) and NIHR (National Institute for Health Research).

2015
Guide, user guide or guidelines

The purpose of this guide is to provide practical guidance for managers and practitioners responsible for credentialing, and for determining and managing, a health practitioner’s scope of clinical practice. This is an ancillary guide only. It does not replace or supersede state, territory or organisational policies on credentialing.