09 September 2020

 

We are delighted to announce that the ACHS Board has approved the resumption of accreditation assessments to the EQuIP6 standards for members and assessments are already scheduled to commence from late September.

09 September 2020

 

A warm welcome is extended to the following health service organisations who have joined ACHS for the provision of accreditation services.

09 September 2020

 

Health service organisations accredited under the NSQHS Standards are required to submit an annual attestation statement to their accrediting agency. Accrediting agencies are to notify the ACSQHC in October each year of all health services that have not submitted an attestation statement or submitted an incomplete attestation statement.

09 September 2020

 

More than 250 people attended our Improvement Academy’s recent Clinical Incident Management webinar held on 19 August which drew some very positive feedback.

09 September 2020

 

The ACHS Assessor Division conducted a series of Webinars for both Australian domestic and international assessors from Hong Kong, the Middle East, China, Sri Lanka, India and New Zealand in July and August.

02 July 2020

 

ACHS continues to keep a watching brief on the resumption of accreditation assessments, but for now, accreditation maintenance continues.

02 July 2020



ACHS for accreditation to the National Safety and Quality Healthcare (NSQHS) Standards

02 July 2020


Two of ACHS’s longest standing members in NSW have renewed their contracts with us

02 July 2020



Congratulations to ACHS President Professor Len Notaras AM who has been recognised by the Public Health Association of Australia as a member of the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC).

02 July 2020



ACHS Lead Assessor Ms Sally Percy conducted her first remote assessment in early March and shares her experience here.

02 July 2020



We warmly welcome Mr Bassel El Sayegh as our new Regional Director of ACHS International Middle East.

02 July 2020


New webinar series coming soon!

02 July 2020



The IHI-BMJ International Forum 2020 (of which ACHS is a supporting partner) has postponed this year’s Forum to 7- 9 June, 2021, still to be located in Sydney.

30 April 2020

 

Many things have changed in the last month, including onsite accreditation assessments. Here is the key information about accreditation for our members during COVID-19 measures include the following:

 

30 April 2020

 
ACHS(I) Assessors continue to maintain their skills during the pandemic onsite accreditation hiatus

30 April 2020

 

The ACHS has a new partnership with Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre (DHCRC), a collaborative research group based in Sydney.

30 April 2020

 

Listening to the feedback from our customers, ACHS have developed EQuIP7 in a modular program that will consist of a set of core standards used by every EQuIP member, plus a Module containing elements specific to the healthcare service. This format will result in a more tailored program, with content applicable for individual healthcare services.

30 April 2020


ACHS Improvement Academy continues to meet our member’s quality improvement needs 

04 March 2020

ACHS welcomed Susan Frampton (Planetree International President) to share her views on person-centred care in 2020 and beyond. 

04 March 2020

ACHS International has formally opened a new business office in the Dubai Healthcare City, during the recent Arab Health conference in January.

04 March 2020

ACHS is proud to be a strategic partner at the International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare, to be held in Sydney – and to share a 30% discount with our members.

04 March 2020

ACHS Improvement Academy continues to deliver Australia’s key quality and safety courses to clinicians and managers. The Academy offers these courses in different states, and, as requested by specific facilities or jurisdictions, as custom courses to fit the needs of the organisation. Read below and find out which course suits you now.

04 March 2020

New year, new promises, new resolutions and new possibilities. The ACHS Accreditation Program for General Practice (AAGP) is a great new start for Australia’s General Practices in 2020.

04 March 2020

ACHS is proud to announce that we have become a partner of the global Patient Safety Movement.

04 March 2020

Performance & Outcomes Service (POS) News

04 March 2020

The ACHS Board was delighted to congratulate ACHS Board Director Ms Anne Trimmer on her recent honours award as part of the Australia Day Honours for 2020.

11 December 2019

Dr Karen Luxford sends her best wishes to our members and stakeholders for the festive season and new year.

11 December 2019

The prestigious ACHS Medal 2019 was awarded to A/Prof Leslie Reti, AM a Senior

Gynaecologist at The Royal Women’s Hospital in Melbourne (the Women's) in Victoria.

11 December 2019

These awards highlight some of the most exciting innovations in health in Australia.

11 December 2019

The much-anticipated new Australasian Clinical Indicator Report 2011-2018, the 22nd edition,

has been launched.

11 December 2019

Many great achievements of the financial year 2018-19 are highlighted in the latest ACHS Annual Report. Read more

11 December 2019

Awards for innovation, a gold medal, the ACIR publication launch and heartfelt acknowledgements were just some of the highlights of this year’s annual dinner event.  Click here

 

11 December 2019

ACHS is proud to encourage quality improvement for University of Newcastle medical students.

11 December 2019

Scheduling the quality improvement course you wish to undertake in 2020 has never been easier! Click here

11 December 2019

ACHS has certified the National Critical Care and Trauma Centre (NCCTRC) with Australia’s first

full field hospital.

01 November 2019

A number of significant improvements have been made to ART2 in response to our member’s feedback.

31 October 2019

ACHS CEO has been in her new role for three months – find out her thoughts on the direction she wishes to take the organisation in. 

31 October 2019

Welcome to Mr Simon Cooper has joined the team as the new Manager of Performance and Outcomes Services.  Here are a few key updates on the clinical indicator front.

31 October 2019

We are pleased to announce that Ms Karen Edwards has been appointed as the new Manager Assessor Division, 6 September.


31 October 2019

ACHS engaged with our members at the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM) Asia-Pacific Health Leadership Congress on the Gold Coast (9 -11 October 2019). There was keen interest in the ACHS booth which provided a great opportunity for networking.

31 October 2019

ACHS staff supported the first ever international ‘World Patient Safety Day’ held on 17 September.  It was an opportunity to reflect on the impact of accreditation in healthcare and raise awareness of patient safety. 

Recognised around the world, this day highlighted continued impact of safety issues and errors for patients in health care. Thank you to all ACHS staff who wore orange on the day to mark World Patient Safety Day.

31 October 2019

We trust you like the new-look ACHS News and welcome any feedback you have.  Let us know your thoughts here communications@achs.org.au


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