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The information on this site relates to the second edition of the NSQHS Standards, released in November 2017. The key tasks, strategies and examples of evidence provided in relation to the actions in the NSQHS Standards (second edition) are not mandatory.

Health service organisations can choose improvement strategies that are specific to their local context. These strategies should be meaningful, useful and relevant to the organisation’s governance, structure, workforce and consumers.

Organisations that are part of a corporate group may need to refer to the implementation strategies recommended by the group’s governing body or management.

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