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Highlights

  • 343 hospitals and day procedure services have been assessed to the NSQHS Standards
  • 72% (247 organisations) met all actions at the initial assessment
  • The Commission’s advice centre responded to 2,666 enquiries.

(Figure 1) Health service organisation accreditation, 2019-20* Diagram showing how ongoing assessment as part of the accreditation cycle
 *Health service organisations include only hospitals and day procedure services, where accreditation to the NSQHS Standards is mandatory. Other services assessed to the NSQHS Standards are not included. These are finalised assessments between 1 July 2019 and 30 June 2020 to the second edition of the NSQHS Standards. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, accreditation status was maintained from 25 March 2020.