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Purpose of the Clinical Communication and Patient Identification Directive is to establish a uniform approach to clinical communication and patient identification
SA Health is committed to establishing and maintaining a uniform approach to Patient Identification across the public health care sector. In order to provide safe high quality care it is essential that we ensure the right care is provided to the right patient.
SA Health has produced a policy and standard to establish a uniform approach to patient identification across the public health care sector.
The NSQHS Standard 6: Communicating for Safety describes actions that need to be met for accreditation:
6.5 The health service organisation:
6.6 The health service organisation specifies the:
The SA Health Accreditation Resource Standard 6: Communicating for Safety identifies the resources that are available to support each action.
Clinical Governance Unit