Inspiring
Excellence in
Healthcare

The Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving quality in health care, representing governments, consumers, and peak health bodies throughout Australia.

Looking to become certified or remain accredited?

Find out more about our accreditation programs and standards

We provide training in quality improvement and safety.

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Get the most out of your ACHS membership.

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Be part of the world's largest clinical indicator program.

Understand the benefits of data benchmarking

Looking to become certified or remain accredited?

Find out more about our accreditation programs and standards.

We provide training in quality improvement and safety.

Explore our contemporary education programs.

Get the most out of your ACHS membership.

Find out more about membership benefits.

Be part of the world's largest clinical indicator program.

Understand the benefits of data benchmarking.

ACHS Virtual Awards Ceremony 2021

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Quality Improvement Lead Training Program (Adelaide)

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47
years

We are Australia’s most accomplished healthcare accreditation service, and have 47+ years’ experience.

82 + 63
percent

Join others accredited by ACHS, including 82% of the public hospital sector, and 63% of private hospitals.

000s
members

We have provided thousands of organisations with accreditations to meet ever-evolving industry requirements.

What does it mean for an organisation to be accredited?
To be accredited means that an organisation meets the requirements of industry standards as recognised by an independent accreditation agency. Accredited organisations are recognised for their commitment to best practice, high performing systems and processes, and continuous improvement.
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What does accreditation mean for consumers?
Accreditation has several benefits. Importantly, it offers peace of mind to people who are choosing a healthcare provider; a way of knowing that the provider has met the very latest industry standards and is therefore likely to provide a high quality of care.

Accreditation also helps minimise risk and improve outcomes in the healthcare sector by setting standards that organisations can aspire to. Becoming accredited is critical for an organisation to improve its overall performance.
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