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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
Publication, report or update

The purpose of this report is to outline the processes used by the Commission to obtain feedback from the primary health care sector and a summary of the feedback that was received.

2020
Publication, report or update

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care is seeking your feedback to ensure the NSQPH Standards meets the needs and expectations of the sector and the community. The consultation has now closed. The Commission is reviewing the information received, which will inform the finalisation of the NSQPH Standards for publication in 2021.

2009
Publication, report or update

Adapted from Preventing Falls and Harm From Falls in Older People: Australian Residential Aged Care Facilities 2009

2017
Publication, report or update

The report on attestation by governing bodies includes a definition of attestation, a review of the evidence of the effectiveness of attestation by governing bodies as part of accreditation in healthcare, and examples of the use of attestation in practice.