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Patient Identification Bands

Doc type: Policy Directive
Compliance with this policy directive is mandatory.

Doc No.: PD2014_024

Functional Group - Sub Group:
Clinical/ Patient Services - Governance and Service Delivery
Clinical/ Patient Services - Information and data

Summary
Provides direction for standardised specifications for, and use of, patient identification bands across NSW Health services.

Date of Publication: 16 July 2014

Replaces: N/A
Author Branch: Clinical Excellence Commission

This document applies to: Local Health Districts, Specialty Network Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Affiliated Health Organisations, Dental Schools and Clinics, NSW Ambulance Service, Public Hospitals

Audience: All staff

Distributed to: Public Health System, Government Medical Officers, NSW Ambulance Service , Ministry of Health, Private Hospitals and Day Procedure Centres , Tertiary Education Institutes

Review Date: 16 July 2019

Policy Manual: Patient Matters

File No: CEC 12/176

Status: Active

File link: Patient Identification Bands
File size: 166Kb

Patient Identification Bands

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