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Patient safety

Last updated: 4 October 2016

Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights

The Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights allows patients, consumers, families, carers and service providers to have a common understanding of the rights of people receiving health care.

Patient safety health directive

The Patient safety health directive applies to all Hospital and Health Services.

Patient Safety

The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Service is responsible for monitoring and supporting Hospital and Health Services to minimise patient harm, reduce unwarranted variations in health care and to achieve high-quality patient-centred care.