Department of Health
Supporting systems

End of life care is integrated into existing organisational, safety and quality systems, such as:

  • morbidity and mortality review
  • enterprise risk register
  • systems for monitoring patient outcomes.

Systems for end of life care align with national standards:

The Safe and high-quality end-of-life fact sheetExternal Link , with its table of links between actions in the consensus statement and the NSQHS Standards, will help your acute health service provide evidence to meet the requirements of NSQHS standards.

Processes of end of life care that should be integrated into existing systems include:

See Therapeutic Guidelines Palliative Care 2016 Version 4 on the Clinicians Health Channel at your health service

Reviewed 13 December 2023


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