Advisory GP18/04: Notification of significant risk

To describe the requirements for accrediting agencies to notify the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care 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.

Advisory GP18/01: Extensions to accreditation

The intent of this advisory is to standardise processes across accrediting agencies for liaising with the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the  Commission) regarding applications for an extension of a general practice’s accreditation.

The National General Practice Accreditation Scheme

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) administers the National General Practice Accreditation (NGPA) Scheme, which supports the consistent assessment of Australian general practices against the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) Standards for general practices.