Safety & Quality
The ANZICS Safety and Quality Committee works to promote world best practice standards in Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Medicine.
The Safety & Quality Committee aims to:
- Promote safe patient centred care in Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Units
- Define best practice in Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Units.
- Promote awareness of important developments in intensive care safety and quality throughout Australia and New Zealand.
- Promote membership participation in the use of appropriate clinical indicators for measuring and comparing practice.
The objectives of the Safety & Quality Committee are:
- To represent ANZICS in endeavours to establish and promote world best practice standards in intensive care medicine.
- To improve access to and awareness of important developments in healthcare safety and quality.
- To facilitate the development and distribution of suitable tools for monitoring of adverse incidents, safety and quality in intensive care practice.
- To assist in the development and promotion of comparative measures for intensive care services to evaluate their performance.
- To develop policies and practices that encourage appropriate levels of community awareness and participation in safety and quality processes in intensive care.
- To establish and maintain liaison with governments, health authorities, learned societies, and other non-governmental organisations on issues of safety and quality in intensive care medicine.
The Committee is open to any comments or suggestions you may have. We invite you to be in touch by contacting: firstname.lastname@example.org