HCCA Submissions


Canberra Health Services Oral Health Services review of Model of Care and Governance framework (KPMG) – July

Language Services Procedure – Interpreters and Translated Materials (Canberra Health Services) – July

Review of Clinical Procedure for Idiopathic Environmental Intolerance / Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (Canberra Health Services) – February

Review of Consumer Feedback Management Policy and Procedure (Canberra Health Services) – February

Review of Draft Consent and Treatment Policy (Canberra Health Services) – February


Increased online access to ingredient information (Therapeutic Goods Administration) – October

Consultation on Guidelines for Rehabilitation Aged and Community Services Client Management for NDIS funded services (ACT Health) – June

Inquiry into Aged Care Quality and Safety (The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety) – June

Regulation of software, including Software as a Medical Device (Therapeutic Goods Administration) – June

Proposed regulatory scheme for personalised medical devices, including 3D-printed devices (Therapeutic Goods Administration) – June

Consumer Privacy and Consent (ACT Health Consultation on Operational Policy) –  May

Charter of Healthcare Care Rights 2019 (The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care)  –  March

Streamlined consumer assessment for aged care  (Commonwealth Department of Health) – February


Review into the Workplace Culture within ACT Public Health Services (ACT Government) – December

Endorsement for scheduled medicines, Prescribing in Partnership (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia) – October

Single Charter of Aged Care Rights (Commonwealth Department of Health) – October

Senate Inquiry on the My Health Record System  (Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs) – September

National Code for Health Workers (ACT Health) – September

ANU Medical School Review ( ANU Medical School) – August

Good medical practice: A code of conduct for doctors in Australia (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency) – August

Violence and Aggression (ACT Health)  – August

ACT Drug Strategy Action Plan (ACT Health) – August

ACT Inquiry into End of Life Choices (ACT Legislative Assembly) – March

Consultation on Use and Misuse of Opioids in Australia (Therapeutic Goods Administration) – March

Inquiry into the Quality of Care in Residential Aged Care Facilities in Australia (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency) February

Inquiry into Maternity Services in the ACT (ACT Government) – February

ACT Legislative Assembly Inquiry into the future sustainability of health funding in the ACT (ACT Government) – February 


Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care – Consultation on patient safety and quality improvement in primary care (Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care) – December

Senate Inquiry on Private Health Insurance (Senate Community Affairs References Committee ) – July

National Review of Accreditation (National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for Health Professions ) – May

Adult Mental Health Day Service Model of Care (ACT Health) – May 

Options for Assessing Performance  against Aged Care Quality Standards (Single Aged Care Quality Framework) – April


Senate Inquiry into the Medical Complaints Process in Australia (Senate Community Affairs References Committee) – May

Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation  – September 

Multiple Chemical Sensitivities Clinical Procedure  (ACT Health) – September

ACT Health Policy and Procedure: ACT Health Electrical Safety Policy and Procedure (ACT Health) – April

ACT Concession’s Review Consultation (ACT Government) – February

Feedback on the Consent and Treatment Policy (ACT Health) – February

Feedback on Draft Restraint Policy Consult (ACT Health) – February 

HCCA Survey of Patient and Carer Experiences of Inpatient Room Type – January


ACT Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drug Strategy (ACT Health) – December

Draft version 2 National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care) – October

Greater Flexibility in Prescribing Controlled Medicines – September 

The Waiting Time and Elective Surgery Access Guideline, Smoking Patient Information and General Patient Information (ACT Health) – May

Consumer Experiences of the Canberra Hospital Smoke Free Environment (ACT Health) – July

Human Rights Commission Discussion Paper  (Justice and Community Safety) – June

Patient Information from Gastroenternology Unit  (ACT Health) – April

Expenditure Review of the ACT Concessions Program (ACT Government) – April

ACT Mental Health and Wellbeing Framework 2015-2025 (ACT Health) – February


National Registration and Accreditation Scheme Review – October 

ACT Health Overcapacity protocol at Canberra Hospital – September

PBAC meeting Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC)- Consideration of Hepatitis treatments Sofosbuvir and Simeprevir- June

Restraint of Patients Policy and SOP and the Code Black and Physical Restraint of Patients Process at the Canberra Hospital –  June 

Guidelines for Prescribing Amphetamines for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) – June

Smoke Free Environment Policy (ACT Health) –  June

Feedback on the Chemotherapy Education Checklist –  March


Financial & tax practices of for profit aged care providers (Senate Standing Committees on Economics) – June


Review Urgent After Hours Care (Medical Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce) – July

Draft National Maternity Framework (Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council – April


Providing Clinical Health Services in an Off-Campus Environment Policy (Canberra Hospital and Health Services) – July


ACT Pharmacist Vaccination Program (ACT Health) – October 2015

Primary Health Care Advisory Group Discussion Paper Submission – August


Senate Select Committee on Health – September

Australian Government After-Hours Primary Health Care Review (The Hon Peter Dutton MP Minister for Health)


Inquiry into ACT Libraries (ACT Government) – September


Senate Inquiry to Chronic Disease (Standing Committee on Health on Chronic Disease Prevention and Management in Primary Health Care) – August

ACT Discussion Paper for the Development of ACT’s Response to the National HIV, Sexually Transmissible Infection and Blood Borne Virus Strategies 2015-17 (ACT Health) –  March


Draft ACT Health Multicultural Coordinating Framework (ACT Health) – February


Options to Reduce Pressure on Private Health Insurance Premiums Paper  (Commonwealth Department of Health) – September 2017

Senate Inquiry on Private Health Insurance (Senate Community Affairs References Committee) – July


Consultation Paper on the Pricing Framework for Australian Public Hospital Services 2017-18 – October


Senate Submission into out of pocket cost (Australian Senate) – May

Appendix 1 Senate Inquiry into out-of-pocket health costs (Australian Senate) – May

Appendix 2 Senate Inquiry into out-of-pocket health costs (Australian Senate) – May

Appendix 3 Senate Inquiry into out-of-pocket health costs (Australian Senate) – May


Patient Information for ACT School Immunisation Program and Kindergarten Health Check (ACT Health) – September 

Elective Surgery Patient Information (ACT Health) – September

Patient Information ACT Specialist Palliative Care Service – Clare Holland House Calvary Health Care ACT (ACT Health) – September

Referral Information for ACT Women’s Health Service – January 


Canberra Sexual Health Fact Sheets Batch 1 (ACT Health) – March 

Sexual Health Fact Sheets Batch 2 (ACT Health) – June


Initial response to the ACT Budget 2019-20 (ACT Government) – June


Budget consultation 2019-20 (ACT Government ) – October 


Model of Care and Model of Service Delivery for the University of Canberra Public Hospital (ACT Health)

Electronic Health Records and Healthcare Identifiers: Legislation Discussion Paper – June 

Review of Medical Intern Training (Council of Australian Government)  – April

Selection into Training Policy Stakeholder Consultation (Royal Australasian College of Physicians) – April

Consumer responses to Allied Health Workforce Projects – April

ACT Lymphoedema Services Background Paper and Implementation Plan 2015-2018  (ACT Health) – January


Draft ACT and Southern NSW Local Health District Cancer Services Plan 2014-2018 – September

Section 2 of the RACC & Universtity of Canberra Public Hospital Models of Care Report – Profile of Current RACC Activities – August

Universtity of Canberra Public Hospital Service Delivery Plan (ACT Health) – July

Last updated: 17/8/2020