All hospitals and healthcare providers will need to have systems to support optimum end-of-life care under new national quality standards to be introduced in 2019. Routine provision of advanced care plans, substitute decision makers and shared decision making will be key features of the revised National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards that set ...
Mandatory standards for end-of-life care from 2019
By Michael Woodhead
8 Feb 2018