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NSQHS Standards - live literature searches

To support the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards



This guide will help you find evidence to support best practice in line with the Australian National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards. The links below take you to Pubmed live searches. Select one of these topics and click the link to run a live search in PubMed for information from the last 5 years with a focus on the hospital setting.   The links on the left hand side include additional functionality such as search results limited to the last 12 months or focusing broader coverage of the topic, the Australian context, relevant guidelines, review articles etc.

These searches have been developed, tested and endorsed as part of the HeLiNS (Health Libraries for the National Standards) Research Project, a joint initiative of HLA and HLI (Health Libraries Inc.) More information about these search may be found here 

If you would like any help with conducting these searches, please contact your facility library. Click here to contact your library by email or phone.

Further information on Quality and Safety may be found by visiting your facility's site:

Visit the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care here: