This voluntary accreditation program operates over a three-year cycle with no mid-cycle assessment required. Successfully achieving accreditation under the Standards for General Practices .
The audit team will consist of at least two auditors – a qualified general practitioner and a qualified nurse, practice manager, allied health professional or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health worker / health practitioner with relevant experience in general practice. The audit team undergoes rigorous training in contemporary audit practices before being assigned to assess your general practice.
The assessment process is conducted once every three years. The audit team visits each location that your practice operates from and during their time onsite will review records and documents, observe operations, and interview staff and patients (with consent). During the assessment process, your practice must demonstrate how you meet the intent of each Indicator within the Standards. How you choose to demonstrate this is at your discretion.