Quality and Safety Accreditationjon2017-11-13T15:41:06+10:00
Our accreditation is independent recognition that HCF Eyecare is committed to safety and quality!
Why be accredited?
Accreditation is independent recognition that HCF Eyecare is committed to safety and quality.
Accreditation is a tool for us to measure and improve our performance.
Why choose QIP?
Quality Innovation Performance (QIP) is the leading not for profit health certification and accreditation body that works to ensure continuous quality improvement
Why choose the NSQHS?
These Federal Government health care standards establish and define quality and safety criteria.
The 6 standards are:
Governance for Safety and Quality in Health Service Organisations
Partnering with Consumers
Preventing and Controlling Healthcare Associated Infections
Patient Identification and Procedure Matching
In 2014 HCF Eyecare and Associated Optometrists were the first eye care centres in Australia to be accredited by Quality Innovation Performance (qip) against the Australian National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards.
In 2007 and subsequent years until 2014, HCF Eyecare and Associated Optometrists were re-accredited by Quality in Practice against the revised practice standards developed by the Optometrists Association Australia
In 2003 HCF Eyecare and Associated Optometrists were the first eye care centres in NSW to be accredited by Quality in Practice (QIP) against practice standards developed by the Optometrists Association Australia.