Approved accrediting agencies contact details

Approved accrediting agencies assess healthcare services to the National Safety and Quality Primary and Community Healthcare Standards (Primary and Community Healthcare 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.

Not applicable actions

Not all actions within the Primary and Community Healthcare Standards will be applicable to every primary and community healthcare service.

Background - Development of the Primary and Community Healthcare Standards

The Primary and Community Healthcare Standards have been developed to support safety and quality improvements in the primary and community healthcare sector. They have been developed through extensive consultation with consumers, healthcare providers and services, professional and peak bodies, Primary Health Networks and other representatives of the sector. Results of consultations are summarised below.