These Principles have been developed as statements of outcomes that are necessary for the development of standards with the aim of patient safety, continuous quality improvement and patient/service user focused care. They are supported by criteria that are the measurable components of the Principles. The criteria indicate the key structures, processes and outcomes necessary for the achievement of the Principles.
These Standards have been developed as statements of outcomes that are necessary for the provision of excellent evaluation services. They are supported by criteria that are the measurable components of the Standards. The criteria indicate the key structures, processes and outcomes necessary for the achievement of the Standards.
The Guidance on Designing Healthcare External Evaluation Programmes including Accreditation was officially launched on 5th October 2015 during ISQua's 32nd International Conference. This Guidance is designed as an aid for all of those who want to improve the quality and safety of healthcare in their country, region or speciality - including governments and policy makers; funding and development agencies; international aid agencies; government agencies; and other groups and organisations operating at a national or regional level.
Includes information on Participation Policy / IAP Participant's Entitlements / IAP Participant's Responsibilities / ISQua Accreditation / Dispute Resolution / Confidentiality and Privacy
The International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) launched its International Accreditation Programme (IAP) in 1999. The IAP provides a peer review accreditation framework for: National health care evaluation organisations / Service specific external evaluation bodies / Health and Social Care standards / Surveyor training programmes
Dealing with the impending pressures of ageing, chronic and complex conditions, technology and resource constraints