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Safety and quality programs

The Safety and Quality Programs are aligned to the Australian Safety and Quality Framework for Health Care.

The Australian Safety and Quality Framework for Health Care describes a vision for safe and high-quality care for all Australians and sets out the actions needed to achieve this vision. There are three core principles for safe and high-quality care. These are care that is:

  • consumer centred
  • driven by information
  • organised for safety.

A number of the Safety and Quality programs are aligned to the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (second edition), the accreditation standard for assessment after January 2019.

      • Clinical governance and quality improvement to support comprehensive care
      • Developing the comprehensive care plan
      • Delivering comprehensive care
      • Minimising patient harm
      • Clinical governance and quality improvement to support effective communication
      • Patient identification and procedure matching
        • Surgical team safety checklist
      • Communication at clinical handover
        • Communication of critical information, alerts
        • Documentation of information

    Contact information


    Director Safety and Quality 
    Telephone: (08) 8226 6114

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