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2020
Fact sheet or brochure

By using a standardised structured assessment method, health service organisations and assessors can be confident all components of safety and quality systems are comprehensively evaluated, and that assessments are based on evidence of actual performance from observations, interviews and records.

2019
Fact sheet or brochure

At each assessment to the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards (second edition) the Commission requires assessors to test an organisation’s ability to provide safe care including at times of high patient risk.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

The new fact sheet is designed to support health service organisations to use PICMoRS.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

This fact sheet highlights specific conditions that impact on health service organisations and which have recently been updated and appear in the Policy - Application for approval under the Australian Health Service Safety and Quality Accreditation (AHSSQA) Scheme to conduct accreditations of health service organisations using the Scheme’s standards.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

This fact sheet includes information related to Action 5.14 in the NSQHS Standards and should be read in conjunction with Advisory AS18/15: Comprehensive Care Standard: Developing the comprehensive care plan.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide guidance to health service organisations when establishing processes to accurately identify and record Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status.

2020
Fact sheet or brochure

The purpose of this fact sheet is to describe how day procedure services can enhance consumers’ involvement in governance, design and performance-monitoring activities.

2021
Fact sheet or brochure

The purpose of this fact sheet is to describe the requirements for implementation of the the Multi-Purpose Services Aged Care Module as part of the Australian Health Service Safety and Quality Accreditation Scheme.

2021
Fact sheet or brochure

The purpose of this checklist is to assist assessors when reviewing meeting minutes and other documentation during an assessment of clinical governance in a health service organisation. It provides a guide to the types of data that governing bodies should be reviewing.

2021
Audit, monitoring or reporting tool

The Multi-Purpose Services Aged Care Module is a monitoring tool that is part of a suite of resources to assist multi-purpose services (MPS) to implement the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards Multi-Purpose Services Aged Care Module.

2021
Fact sheet or brochure

To mitigate risks associated with assessors undertaking onsite assessments, accrediting agencies are required to routinely review the risks. This includes screening of assessors immediately prior to them commencing an onsite assessment.

2018
Fact sheet or brochure

A fact sheet for clinicians outlining the safe and appropriate use of colonoscopy to maximise patients' benefits from the procedure and reduce the risk of harm.

2018
Fact sheet or brochure

This fact sheet provides useful information on each step of a colonoscopy procedure from referral to post-procedure report.