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2004
Publication, report or update

A National Standard for credentialling and defining the scope of clinical practice of medical practitioners, for use in public and private hospitals

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.

2019
Publication, report or update

A comprehensive care plan is a document describing agreed goals of care, and outlining planned medical, nursing, midwifery and allied health activities for a patient.

2019
Publication, report or update

This report draws on data from a wide range of sources, and includes information about key advances in safety and quality in Australia; prevalence of common safety risks to patients; action taken to identify and drive the delivery of appropriate care; and the Commission’s approach to supporting value based healthcare.

The analysis and data provided in this report are limited to public hospitals. The Commission is currently working with the private hospital sector to ensure the specified safety and quality indicators can be included in future reporting.

2020
Publication, report or update

The purpose of this policy is to outline the requirements for accrediting agencies in relation to managing and preventing conflicts of interest.

2015
Publication, report or update

The Consensus Statement describes 10 essential elements for the provision of end-of-life care in settings where acute care is provided.

2017
Publication, report or update

The Consensus Statement describes eight essential elements for prompt and reliable recognition of, and response to, physiological deterioration of patients in acute healthcare facilities in Australia.

2009
Publication, report or update

In March 2009, the Commission published a paper on the use of observation charts to recognise clinical deterioration.

2013
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The purpose of this background paper was to present a précis of the policy and clinical framework for end-of-life care within the Australian acute healthcare setting and as interpreted by consumers, clinicians and policy makers in 2013.

2016
Publication, report or update

This report details the process of testing the tools that helped form the end-of-life care audit toolkit.