Consultation now open: Cataract Clinical Care Standard

01-Mar-2019

Consultation now open: Cataract Clinical Care Standard The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) is seeking comments on the draft Cataract Clinical Care Standard and support materials.

Comments are sought from healthcare professionals, peak healthcare and consumer organisations, consumers and any other interested parties.

A clinical care standard contains a small number of quality statements that describe the clinical care that a patient should be offered for a specific clinical condition and supports:

  • People to know what care should be offered by their healthcare system, and to make informed treatment decisions in partnership with their clinicians
  • Clinicians to make decisions about appropriate care
  • Health service organisations to examine the performance of their organisation and make improvements in the care they provide.
How to provide comments The draft Cataract Clinical Care Standard and instructions for submitting comments are available on the Commission’s website at:
https://www.safetyandquality.gov.au/our-work/clinical-care-standards/current-consultations/

The consultation period will be open from 22 February 2019 until 11:59 pm on 5 April 2019 .

Further information For further information about the Clinical Care Standards or the consultation process, please contact:

Herbert Down
Clinical Care Standards Program Director
Phone: (02) 9126 3600
Email: ccs@safetyandquality.gov.au