Standards

By working in partnership with the Australian Government, states and territories, the private sector, clinical experts, and patients and carers, the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care aims to ensure that the health system is better informed, supported and organised to deliver safe and high-quality care.

  • NSQHS Standards

    The primary aims of the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards are to protect the public from harm and improve the quality of health service provision.

  • Clinical Care Standards

    In 2013, the Commission established the Clinical Care Standards program to support clinical experts and consumers develop Clinical Care Standards on health conditions that would benefit from a national coordinated approach.

  • NSQPHC Standards

    The Commission is working in partnership with the primary health care sector to develop National Safety and Quality Primary Health Care (NSQPHC) Standards for non-general practice and non-public primary health care providers.

  • The National Clinical Trials Governance Framework

    The Commission is developing the National Clinical Trials Governance Framework as a first step towards nationally consistent accreditation of health services undertaking clinical trials in Australia.

  • National safety and quality standards for digital mental health services

    The Commission is undertaking a project, on behalf of the Australian Government Department of Health, to develop national safety and quality standards for digital mental health services.