Upcoming Launches and Events

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Recent Launches and Events

Cosmetic Surgery Standards Launch

Demand for cosmetic surgery has increased exponentially and it is now a billion-dollar industry in Australia.These Standards are part of urgent reforms to the cosmetic surgery sector to improve patient safety and reduce risk of harm.The Cosmetic Surgery Standards will help ensure that patients receive safe, high-quality care in facilities where cosmetic surgery is performed.
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The future of medicines: good for people, good for the planet

The National Medicines Symposium is an annual, cross-disciplinary event bringing together leading organisations, experts, clinicians, consumers and policymakers to discuss and debate key issues around quality use of medicines.
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Previous Launches and Events

Launch of the Low Back Pain Clinical Care Standard

The first Low Back Pain Clinical Care Standard was launched by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care on 1 September 2022.

Digital Mental Health – Clinical and technical governance

Clinical and technical governance is the foundation for a safe and high-quality service and forms a major part of the Digital Mental Health Standards.

Launch of the Sepsis Clinical Care Standard

The first national Sepsis Clinical Care Standard was launched by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care on 30 June 2022.

Launch of the National Safety and Quality Mental Health Standards for Community Managed Organisations

Standards for Community Managed Organisations (CMOs) will help provide safety and quality assurance for community mental health services users, and best practice guidance for service providers and developers.
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Acknowledgement of Country

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care acknowledges the Traditional Owners, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation on whose land the Commission’s office is located, and the lands across Australia where those we partner with work. The Commission pays our deep respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past, present and emerging.

Sea urchin design: Ms Tanya Taylor is a Worimi artist (mid-north coast of New South Wales) who is drawn to the underwater world through a deep connection with her saltwater heritage. Tanya’s design is inspired by the patterns found in the sea urchins, corals and sea creatures found in the ocean.

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