Supporting Accreditation

National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards

Standard 4 - Medication Safety

Medication Safety

CEC Resources

  • Medication Safety and Quality - Link
  • Continuity of Medication Management - Link
  • High-Risk Medicines - Link
  • Medication Safety Self Assessment - Link

NSW Health policies and guidelines are available from the NSW Health website - Link


Relevant policies and guidelines include:

  • Medication Handling in NSW Public Health Facilities, PD2013_043
  • Incident Management Policy, PD2014_004
  • High-Risk Medicines Management Policy, PD2015_029
  • Safe Administration of Liquid Medicines by Routes other than Injection PD2012_006
  • User applied Labelling of Injectable Medicines, Fluids and Lines PD2012_007
  • Care Coordination: Planning from Admission to Transfer of Care in NSW Public Hospitals PD2011_015
  • Medication Discharge Referral Reporting Standard (MDRRS) GL2006_015
  • Pharmaceuticals - Preparation in NSW Public Health Facility Pharmacy Services, PD2015_007
  • Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism, PD2014_032

NSW Health other

  • Safety Alert Broadcasts related to medicines - Link
  • CIAP - Link

Other

  • NPS MedicineWise Courses - Link
  • AHPRA - register of Practitioners  - Link
  • National Inpatient Medication Chart: User Guide - Link