ACHS NSQHS Standards

The 10 new National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) standards have been introduced by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) to drive the implementation and use of safety and quality systems and improve the quality of health service provision in Australia.

The 10 NSQHS Standards focus on areas that are considered by the Commission to be essential to improving safety and quality of care.

For more information about the ACHS NSQHS Standards Program Click Here.

Access the ACHS National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards Program brochure here.


Last Review Date 07 May 2013

Big thank you for the excellent webinar on NSQHS Standard 5 on Tuesday 17 March. The topic was presented in a very clear way with lots of examples of what surveyors would expect to see when on site.

Susan O’Kane-Powell
- Tasmanian Health Organisation - North West