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2018
Publication, report or update

Identifying patients who may be at risk of harm, and mitigating the risks for those patients is a core part of comprehensive care planning and treatment.

2017
Publication, report or update

This document presents the second edition of the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards released in November 2017.

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.

2017
Publication, report or update
2017
Publication, report or update
2018
Publication, report or update

Actions from the first edition of the NSQHS Standards have been mapped to the second edition.

2019
Publication, report or update

Safe and high-quality care for patients with cognitive impairment or at risk of delirium in acute health services

2017
Publication, report or update

The key findings of the report on safety culture assessment tools are discussed according to an evaluation of effectiveness and utility of available tools, and considerations for a safety culture assessment tool as part of the AHSSQA Scheme.

2018
Publication, report or update

The purpose of this paper is to outline six strategies to update and improve the reliability of the accreditation process.

2017
Publication, report or update

The key findings of the report on short-notice and unannounced surveys are discussed according to the evidence for their effectiveness and considerations for their use in the AHSSQA Scheme.

2020
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to clarify not applicable actions in the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards for hospitals, day procedure services, multi-purpose services, bush nursing services, patient transport services and public dental services.

2018
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to describe arrangements for accreditation of newly established health service organisations applying for interim accreditation to the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards.

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.

2018
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to clarify for accrediting agencies and health service organisations their responsibilities and the recommended processes to be followed when health services change accrediting agencies.