Evolving to a new standard of excellence
Conference Date
27th & 28th June 2018
Sydney Boulevard Hotel
Early Bird - Save $300
Book by 18/05/18


Pressure to demonstrate the quality of healthcare is ever present. The 2nd edition of the NSQHS Standards brings added challenges for sustainable, continued quality improvement. With assessment against the new standards beginning in January 2019, health service providers will have to identify gaps, develop action plans, and sustain engagement across the organisation to become compliant against the 2nd edition.
Implementing the 2nd Edition of the NSQHS Standards conference is a first opportunity to engage with industry leaders and peers to explore what’s new and what’s changed in the NSQHS standards and how your organisation can meet evolving quality standards.

What will you gain by attending?
  • Context and greater understanding of the 2nd edition of the standards
  • Steps needed to enable your organisation to identify and address gaps in compliance
  • Expert case studies to improve partnership with consumers (standard 2)
  • Insights to adapt processes for comprehensive care (standard 5)
  • Strategies to improve clinician engagement
  • Guidance on how to collect, manage, and present evidence for audits
Who will attend?
Chief Medical Officers, Executive Leaders, Directors and Managers from hospitals, LHDs, LHNs, and other health services with responsibilities for:
  • Quality
  • Clininal Governance
  • Nursing
  • Compliance
  • Improvement
  • Risk & Safety

Attend to learn:

  • Unpack the 2nd edition standards & their implications for your organisation
  • Review systems & structures to become compliant & improve quality
  • Strategise to meet new & existing elements of the standards including 2 & 5
  • Identify & collect evidence against the 2nd edition standards
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Key Speakers

Russell McGowan
Healthcare Consumer Advocate & Former Consumer Commissioner
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare
Associate Professor Andrew Wilson
Chief Medical Officer
Safer Care Victoria
Dr Margaret Way
Executive Director Innovation, Quality, Research & Education
Sunshine Coast Hospital & Health Service
Dr Bernadette Eather
National Manager Clinical Quality & Patient Safety (& Former NSW Director, Patient Safety, Clinical Excellence Commission)
Ramsay Health care


What People Are Saying

  • “This conference was an excellent introduction to the NSQHS standards and how they are currently being implemented across various health services across Australia. The knowledge around the room was also impressive as well as the input and participation of the attendees.”

    Vinesa Eva
    Quality Manager, Qscan Radiology Clinics Improving Performance Against the NSQHS Standards 2016 conference attendee
  • I found the Improving performance against the NSQHS standards event to be an infusion of thought leadership, practical application excellence and the sharing of the brightest ideas.

    Matthew Holgate
    Program Manager, DNV GL
  • I found the conference very informative and thought provoking. The networking opportunities were great and the round table discussions allowed for some interesting discussions.

    Linda Goodwin
    Quality Manager, Peninsula Health
  • This was a stimulating and rewarding conference which highlighted the value in having providers and consumers of health services partner to co-produce better health outcomes. 

    Russell McGowan
    Board Member, PHAA

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