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2016
Poster or graphic

Delirium is an acute disturbance of consciousness, attention and cognition that tends to fluctuate during the course of the day.

2016
Poster or graphic

Dementia causes progressive cognitive impairment, affecting memory, judgement, language and everyday tasks. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia.

2018
Poster or graphic

This infographic is targeted at reducing inappropriate use of antipsychotics. It summarises why this is such an important issue for people with behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) across multiple healthcare settings.

2020
Poster or graphic

This poster outlines four important actions in providing safe, high-quality care for people with cognitive impairment in hospital during COVID-19.

2020
Advisory

The intent of this advisory is to:

  • Standardise processes across accrediting agencies for assessing applications for extensions to general practices’ accreditation status.
  • Clarify that changes to the accreditation cycle, including backdating the commencement date, is not permitted.
2020
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to standardise requirements for assessment of general practices that physically relocate premises during an accreditation cycle.

2018
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to clarify responsibilities and processes for accrediting agencies and general practices when a practice transfers between accrediting agencies.

2020
Advisory

To describe the requirements for accrediting agencies to notify the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) and relevant state and territory health care complaints bodies of significant risks of patient harm that pose an ongoing risk to public health and safety that are identified during the assessment of general practices.

2018
Advisory

To provide clarification of the requirement of National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standard Item 3.6 a risk-based workforce immunisation program, as applied to dental practice.

2017
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to provide clarification of the core, developmental and non-applicable actions for dental practices and services implementing the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards.

2017
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to clarify the implementation requirements for dental practices and services applying Action 3.17.1, which requires a health service organisation to have a traceability system to enable identification of patients on whom reusable medical devices are used.

2021
Presentation

In this presentation learn what healthcare variation is, and, given so many competing demands in healthcare delivery, why it is important. Hear from Conjoint Professor Anne Duggan as she makes the case for examining and understanding healthcare variation.

2021
Presentation

This presentation examines the Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation series and how you can use data from the Atlases to investigate whether patients in your health service are receiving the care they need, and identify opportunities to improve outcomes for your patients.

2021
Presentation

Opioid prescribing and harm continue to rise in Australia, but GPs and pain specialists can work together to ‘stop the habit’. Find out when to avoid opioids altogether, how to deprescribe opioids, and how to manage difficult conversations with colleagues and consumers.

2021
Presentation

This presentation looks at how to change prescribing practices in your hospital.

2021
Presentation

This presentation accompanies the video webinar and offers practical tips on managing change, and advice on how to make the investigation and management of healthcare variation part of your clinical governance framework.