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Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) is a government agency that leads and coordinates national improvements in safety and quality in health care across Australia.

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) aims to provide a health system that is informed, supported and organised to deliver safe and high-quality health care that contributes to:

  • better experiences for patients and consumers
  • better health outcomes for the population
  • improved productivity
  • greater sustainability.

The Commission develops and supports national safety and clinical standards; formulates and implements national accreditation schemes; and develops national health-related data sets. The Commission is also working to reduce unwarranted variations in practice and outcomes for individuals and populations, and undertaking nationally coordinated action to address healthcare associated infections and antimicrobial resistance.

Last reviewed: August 2018

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What you need to know about CT scans for children

A resource for parents and carers.

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Safety and Quality

The Commission is a government agency that leads and coordinates national improvements in safety and quality in health care across Australia

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Venous Thromboembolism Clinical Care Standard - Consumer fact sheet | Australia Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare

Venous Thromboembolism Clinical Care Standard - Consumer fact sheet Downloads Venous Thromboembolism Clinical Care Standard - Consumer fact sheet Publication year 2018 Resource type Fact sheet or brochure Topics Clinical Care Standards Health conditions, diseases and treatments

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Acute Stroke Clinical Care Standard: Consumer fact sheet | Australia Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare

Acute Stroke Clinical Care Standard: Consumer fact sheet Downloads Acute Stroke Clinical Care Standard: Consumer fact sheet Publication year 2015 Resource type Fact sheet or brochure Topics Clinical Care Standards Health conditions, diseases and treatments

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Acute bronchitis: should I take antibiotics? | Australia Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare

Acute bronchitis: should I take antibiotics? Downloads Acute bronchitis: should I take antibiotics? Publication year 2016 Resource type Guide, user guide or guidelines Topics Antimicrobial resistance, use and stewardship

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Sore throat: should I take antibiotics? | Australia Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare

Sore throat: should I take antibiotics? Downloads Sore throat: should I take antibiotics? Publication year 2016 Resource type Guide, user guide or guidelines Topics Antimicrobial resistance, use and stewardship Health conditions, diseases and treatments

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Colonoscopy Clinical Care Standard - Consumer fact sheet | Australia Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare

Colonoscopy Clinical Care Standard - Consumer fact sheet Downloads Colonoscopy Clinical Care Standard - Consumer fact sheet Publication year 2018 Resource type Fact sheet or brochure Topics Clinical Care Standards Health conditions, diseases and treatments

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Delirium Clinical Care Standard - Consumer fact sheet | Australia Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare

Delirium Clinical Care Standard - Consumer fact sheet Downloads Delirium Clinical Care Standard - Consumer fact sheet Publication year 2016 Resource type Fact sheet or brochure Topics Clinical Care Standards Cognitive impairment Health conditions, diseases and treatments

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Reduction in Radiation Exposure to Children and Young People from CT Scans | Australia Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare

In Australia, many children and young people under the age of 20 have a computed tomography (CT) scan each year.

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Understanding your rights | Australia Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare

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