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The suite of BreastScreen Australia accreditation forms below have been developed to support BreastScreen Australia Service and SCUs in applying for accreditation every four years. The NAS data report is to serve as the Annual Data Report (ADR). It is mandatory for Services and SCUs to use the below forms as they have been designed to provide the NQMC with information essential to making accreditation decisions.
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|Form ID#||Form Title and Link to form||Comment|
|BSA001||Application for accreditation (PDF 554 KB)||This form will be used by Services and SCUs when re-applying for accreditation every 4 years|
|BSA002||Commencement of Service (PDF 228 KB)||This form will be used when a Service/SCU is intending on commencing a new unit within an existing BSA Service commences, or establishing a new BSA Service|
|BSA003||NAS Accountability Framework (Word 109 KB)||In multi-service jurisdictions, a ‘NAS Accountability Framework (NAF)’ is required to ensure appropriate accountability at a Service and SCU level in order that they are assessed against those accreditation Measures for which they are responsible. It must be submitted as part of an application for accreditation.|
|BSA004||NAS Data Report (PDF 1042 KB)||This form will be used to record the Service and/or SCU’s performance against those NAS Measures in which they are responsible for. It must be submitted as part of an application for accreditation.|
The NAS Data report should also be used by a Service and/or SCU to complete their Annual Data Report
|BSA005||Response by SCU/Service (Word 109 KB)||This form is to be used by a Service and/or SCU to respond to issues identified in the Survey and Interim Survey Report and NAS Measures that are unmet, unable to be assessed or met with exception. It must be submitted as part of an application for accreditation|
|BSA006||Quality Improvement (QI)Plan (Word 140 KB)||The QI Plan should be developed and used by Service and/or SCU to identify quality improvement strategies to improve performance against any unmet NAS Measures, or when declining performance trends are identified within the Service and/or SCU. It must be submitted as part of an application for accreditation.|
|BSA007||Request for extension to accreditation (PDF 291 KB)||This form is to be used by a Service/SCU seeking an extension to their current accreditation period by up to 9 months.|
|BSA101||Survey and Interim Survey Report (PDF 1128 KB)||This form is to be used by the survey team for its assessment of the Service against the National Accreditation Standards, and to record the findings of the accreditation survey.|
|BSA201||Appeal application (PDF 232 KB)||This form is to be used by any Service/SCU appealing against an accreditation decision of the NQMC.\|
|BSAADVEV||Adverse Events Reporting Form (Word 85 KB)||This form will be used by Services and SCUs to report adverse events to the NQMC|
|BSA008||NQMC Report Evaluation Tool||This form is to be used by NQMC Members to provide feedback to the survey team on the survey report.|
|BSA009||Survey Evaluation Tool||This form is to be used by a Service undergoing an accreditation survey to evaluate the conduct of the accreditation survey|
|BSA010||Surveyor Evaluation Tool HTML||Under development - This form is to be used for each surveyor participating in an accreditation survey team to evaluate the conduct of the accreditation survey|
Data Governance and Management Assessment (DGMA) forms
|Form ID #||Form||Comment|
|N/A||DGMA Framework (PDF 193 KB)|
This document outlines a framework for the Data Governance and Management
Assessments (DGMA) that apply under the BreastScreen Australia Accreditation System.
|BSA301||Standard 5 Protocol Accountability Framework (PAF5) (Word 114 KB)||Each multi-service jurisdiction must have a PAF5 in place which details the allocation of operational level responsibility between the Service and SCU for each area of data governance and management.|
|BSA302||DGMA Self-assessment form (Word 145 KB)||This form is to be used for a Service or SCU to undertake their own self-assessment against each DGMA requirement in this form and determine their achievement rating|
|BSA303||DGMA Data Assessor Report (Word 155 KB)||This form is to be used for the Data Assessor to record their findings from undertaking the DGMA during the accreditation survey of the Service or SCU.|
|BSA304||DGMA Service/SCU response to DGMA (Word 129 KB)||This form is to be used for a Service and/or SCU to provide its response to the Data Assessor’s report and any comments made by the data assessor.|
Other BSA Accreditation forms
Please contact the NQMC Secretariat NQMC.Sec@stenning.com.au to receive the below forms:
- Protocol management checklist: this form is intended as a guide to assist Services and SCU’s to undertake a self-assessment on the NAS protocols. *Please note, this form is not a mandatory requirement for Services and SCU’s to provide as part of their application for accreditation.
- Conflict of interest/Deed Poll