COVID-19: Elective Surgery and Infection Prevention and Control Precautions
Following a National Cabinet decision, Australian hospitals have commenced easing restrictions on elective surgery, investigations and procedures from 27 April 2020.
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has developed advice to support health service organisations and clinicians implement an organisation-wide Risk Management Strategy to manage and reduce the risk related to the transmission of COVID-19.
Download the Commission's fact sheet COVID-19: Elective Surgery and Infection Prevention and Control Precautions.
For more information, visit the COVID-19 page on the Commission's website.