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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.

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
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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
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2017
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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.