Special or Theme Issue

Supplement on Deepening our Understanding of Quality in Australia (DUQuA).

Supplement on Deepening our Understanding of Quality in Australia (DUQuA). Int J Qual Health Care. 2020;32(Supp1):1-105.

Quality and safety are often intertwined in large improvement efforts. This special issue outlies the results of a 5-year examination of 32 hospitals across Australia and its territories. The culture of organizations, assessing that culture from the leadership, patient and clinician perspectives and adopting a “Safety II” approach can impact conditions that affect quality and safety.