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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
Fact sheet or brochure

Seven key attributes were identified for high-performing person-centred healthcare organisations.

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.

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on medication safety, polypharmacy, sonographers, physical and mental health, managing risk, healthcare associated infection, the role of carers in patient safety, primary care for older people and more.

Also covered are new issues of the Journal Health Services Research & Policy, Healthcare Policy and the Journal for Healthcare Quality, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care.

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on the draft Severe Perineal Tears Clinical Care Standard, pressure injuries, diagnostic error, antibiotic over-prescribing, guidelines, sepsis, training and more.

Also covered are new issues of the Australian Journal of Primary Health, Future Leaders Communiqué, Healthcare Policy, and HealthcarePapers, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care and latest from the UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on well-being (for clinicians and patients), ambulatory care, complaints, teamwork, artificial intelligence (AI) and more.

Also covered are new issues of the BMJ Quality & Safety, Healthcare Policy and the  Journal of Patient Safety & Risk Management, 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).

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on women’s health, human rights, general practice, mental health, culture, medication safety, clinical quality registries  and more.

Also covered are new issues of the International Journal for Quality in Health Care, Healthcare Quarterly, Healthcare Papers, Health Affairs, and BMJ Leader, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care and the latest from NICE and the National Institute for Health Research in the UK.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on patient safety practices, potentially preventable readmissions, patient and family engagement, transitions of care, homelessness, medication safety, medication reconciliation and Hepatitis C virus and more.

Also covered is the latest issue of Public Health Research & Practice 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 NICE.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, cognitive impairment, antimicrobial resistance, primary health care, patient safety culture, waiting times, medication errors and more.

Also covered is the latest issue of the American Journal of Medical Quality 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 NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence).

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19 (including COVID-19 infection prevention and control risk management), evidence-based interventions, access, medication adherence, patient feedback, primary care,

Also covered are the latest issues of Australian Health Review, the American Journal of Medical Quality, Patient Experience Journal, Healthcare Quarterly and Health Affairs and the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and International Journal for Quality in Health.