PS55 Position Statement on Minimum Facilities for Safe Administration of Anaesthesia in Operating Suites and Other Anaesthetising Locations - Tasmania


You will need to comply with these recommendations if you intend to operate a private hospital or day-procedure centre where anaesthesia is administered.

This statement outlines the minimum requirements to be provided by healthcare facilities for safe administration of anaesthesia. It is intended to assist facilities when designing, upgrading, equipping and staffing clinical areas where anaesthesia is delivered.

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

Regulation(s) name

Health Service Establishments Regulations 2011 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Health

Regulation, Licensing and Accreditation Unit

Contact details

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