The Accreditation on-site survey involves measuring our organization against world class evidence-based standards that focus on quality of care and patient safety to determine where we’re doing well and where we need to make improvements. During the week of October 16 to 21, 2022, surveyors from Accreditation Canada will visit sites across all four zones and speak with a variety of people within Nova Scotia Health. They will also make observations and review documentation to evaluate if the organization is in alignment with evidence-based criteria.
It is a complementary process that validates a variety of daily activities already occurring to improve outcomes and experiences for those we serve.
Physician participation is critical for patient safety and to meet accreditation requirements. Please review the Physician Responsibilities with Accreditation Required Organizational Practices (ROPs) to ensure you are aware and follow these ROPs.
Watch the Accreditation 101 video to learn about the upcoming on-site survey and how you can prepare:
Below are the physician-related resources to help you prepare for Accreditation: