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Accreditation



A Cancer Council Australia working party, funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing, has investigated the accreditation of cancer services in Australia.

The group has produced a scoping report A Core Strategy for Cancer Care: Accreditation of Cancer Services – A Discussion Paper that:

  • critically examines international and Australian cancer service accreditation systems and standards
  • identifies the principles, criteria and common themes that could be applied in the Australian context.
The report highlights a number of issues that need to be considered when implementing an accreditation system and has been promoted as the basis of a potential Australian accreditation model.

This page was last updated on: Tuesday, August 21, 2012