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Category
Standard
Standard
NSQHS Standards
Version
2
Access
Open
Status
Active
Updated
May 2021
The National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (NSQHS Standards) were developed to protect the public from harm and improve the quality of health service provision. They provide a quality assurance mechanism for testing whether systems are in place to meet safety and quality standards.

Main sections:

• Clinical governance standard

• Partnering with consumers standard

• Preventing and controlling infections standard

• Medication safety standard

• Comprehensive care standard

• Communicating for safety standard

• Blood management standard

• Recognising and responding to acute deterioration standard

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