National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards - Tasmania


You will need to comply with these standards if you intend to operate a private hospital or day-procedure centre.

The NSQHS Standards provide a nationally consistent statement about the standard of care consumers can expect from their health service organisations, and comprise:

  • Clinical Governance Standard
  • Partnering with Consumers Standard
  • Preventing and Controlling Infections Standard
  • Medication Safety Standard
  • Comprehensive Care Standard
  • Communicating for Safety Standard
  • Blood Management Standard
  • Recognising and Responding to Acute Deterioration Standard.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Health Service Establishments Act 2006 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Health

Regulation, Licensing and Accreditation Unit

Contact details

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