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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.

2020
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to clarify the applicability of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific actions in the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards.

2020
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to clarify the requirements for hand hygiene audits during the response phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.

2012
Other resource

The Commission has negotiated with Regulators and Accrediting Agencies the process of health service organisations applying for actions to be non applicable and verifying applications. Two mechanisms exist for conferring not applicable actions

2020
Other resource

Environmental cleaning is a key component of standard precautions; the first-line in infection prevention and control in the healthcare environment.

2020
Other resource

This process flow outlines the steps that the Commission will follow when an extension request related to Advisory AS18/07: Reprocessing of reusable medical devices in health service organisations is received.