The Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS), with key partners the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care and ACT Health, is delighted to host the National Forum on Safety and Quality in Health Care in Canberra at the National Convention Centre, 25-27 October 2010.
This central venue is appropriate for a contemporary program of national significance for anyone working on safety and quality in health care.
The theme is Society, Regulators and Health Providers: a clash of expectations?
With speakers ranging from local health journalists to international safety and quality leaders, this timely and unique program will tackle high profile issues on the national agenda.
The program is being designed by representatives from national bodies, the public and private sectors along with consumer representation.
Join us in Australia’s capital for this contemporary and dynamic program, a busy exhibition, a vibrant social calendar and a chance to meet and network with colleagues.
The Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS)
The ACHS is an independent, not-for-profit organisation, dedicated to improving the safety and quality of healthcare in Australia through continual review of performance, assessment and accreditation.
Established in 1974 the ACHS has maintained its position as the principal independent authority on the measurement and implementation of quality improvement systems for Australian healthcare organisations.
Standards for evaluation, assessment and accreditation are determined by a council drawn from peak bodies in health, representatives of governments and consumers.
Over 1200 individual healthcare organisations are members of ACHS quality improvement programs.
The ACHS is regularly consulted by other countries in relation to standards development, accreditation systems and clinical indicators and hosts international delegations.