Approved accrediting agencies contact details
Approved accrediting agencies assess health service organisations to the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards. These agencies are approved by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) following application and review by an approval panel.
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care approves accrediting agencies to assess health service organisations to the NSQHS Standards. These approved accrediting agencies are accredited by an internationally recognised body, such as the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) or the Joint Accreditation Scheme of Australia and New Zealand (JAS-ANZ).
Health services organisations need to engage an approved accrediting agency to conduct their assessment to the NSQHS Standards.
As at December 2019, the following agencies are approved to assess health service organisations to the NSQHS Standards (second edition).