ACCREDITATION AND CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT
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Accreditation Spinifex Health Service complies with the requirements of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Standards for General Practice 4th Edition and is accredited by GPAplus 

Achieving independent accreditation against the Standards shows patients that Spinifex Health Service is serious about providing high quality, safe and effective care to standards of excellence

and to identify opportunities for continuous quality improvement. SHS has a dedicated CQI position that sits within the Health Programs

Continuous Quality Improvement. Spinifex Health Service is committed to Continuous Quality Improvement based on the The National CQI Framework for ATSI Primary Health Care 2015 to 2025. A Remote Area Nurse position is focussed on CQI.

A current Action Plan is maintained under the following strategies:
 

  • Cultural Safety & Competence

  • Client & Community participation

  • Organisational partnerships

  • Access to CQI skills

  • Clinical data Infrastructure & functionality for CQI

  • Research & knowledge translation

  • Clinical Governance

  • CQI leads

  • PDSA cycles

    CQI is embedded in all Spinifex Health Service activities