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The National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (NSQHS) Explained

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This article explains the second edition of the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards, which were released in November 2017 and updated in May 2021. The most recent updates to the Standards were made in response to lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The NSQHS Standards aim to ‘protect the public from harm and to improve the quality of health service provision’. They were developed by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care alongside the Australian Government, Australian states and territories, private sector, clinical experts, patients and carers.

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