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2019
Guide, user guide or guidelines

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) sought feedback on the draft National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards Aged Care Module.  This module has been developed to allow organisations to meet the requirements of both the NSQHS Standards and the Aged Care Quality (ACQ) Standards by assessment to one set of standards. Consultation is now closed.

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on ENT surgery, shared decision making, data linkage, hospital associated complications of older people, sepsis, Choosing Wisely and children and young people’s mental health and more.

Also covered are new issues of the Journal for Healthcare Quality and Nursing Leadership, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care and the latest from the UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

2015
Guide, user guide or guidelines

The purpose of this guide is to provide practical guidance for managers and practitioners responsible for credentialing, and for determining and managing, a health practitioner’s scope of clinical practice. This is an ancillary guide only. It does not replace or supersede state, territory or organisational policies on credentialing.

2012
Fact sheet or brochure

The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide organisations with a general summary of specific issues on governance for safety and quality in health service organisation in the NSQHS Standards (first edition).

2012
Fact sheet or brochure

The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide organisations with a general summary of specific issues on partnering with consumers in the NSQHS Standards (first edition).

2012
Fact sheet or brochure

The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide organisations with a general summary of specific issues on medication safety in the NSQHS Standards (first edition).

2012
Fact sheet or brochure

The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide organisations with a general summary of specific issues on preventing and controlling healthcare associated infections in the NSQHS Standards (first edition).

2012
Fact sheet or brochure

The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide organisations with a general summary of specific issues on patient identification and procedure matching in the NSQHS Standards (first edition).

2009
Publication, report or update

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

2012
Fact sheet or brochure

The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide organisations with a general summary of specific issues on clinical handover in the NSQHS Standards (first edition).