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Media Release: AGPAL - Quality in Practice Awards

Local practice Collins Street Medical Centre announced as Excellence Winner in the category of AGPAL Safety and Quality Award.

National Winner for the AGPAL Safety and Quality Award 2013-2014/15

On Thursday 26 May, at the AGPAL and QIP 2016 Conference Welcome Party, Collins Street Medical Centre, was announced as the Excellence Winner in the category of AGPAL Safety and Quality Award as part of the AGPAL and QIP Excellence Awards.

The Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL) and Quality Innovation Performance (QIP) Excellence Awards recognise AGPAL and QIP accredited practices, organisations or services, who consistently go above and beyond to implement and embed quality improvements, have teams that love to innovate, demonstrate a dedicated approach to patient and consumer services and/or care, and have a clear understanding of related industry standards.

Dr Stephen Clark, Group Chief Executive of AGPAL and QIP said that the Awards team received a large volume of high calibre nominations from AGPAL and QIP accredited practices from around the nation.

“The AGPAL and QIP Excellence Awards recognise and reward the commitment that practices make to quality improvement within Australia’s health care setting. I was privileged to gain a unique insight into the inspiring achievements taking place within the health care environment. I was proud that I, and our judging panel of industry experts, was able to read about Collins Street Medical Centre’s nomination. Their dedication to general practice goes above and beyond expected standards.”

“I would like to thank all other practice nominees for sharing their stories and to congratulate Collins Street Medical Centre’s for being Excellence Winner in the category of AGPAL Safety and Quality Award” Dr Clark said.

Award nominees submitted a nomination form self-assessing against key criteria. The judging process to identify the finalists then winners and highly commended recipients was rigorous with a large number of nominations received.

With twenty years’ experience, AGPAL remains as Australia’s leading General Practice, Medical Deputising Services (MDS), After-Hours Services, Aboriginal Medical Services and Royal Flying Doctor Services accreditation provider. As a not-for-profit organisation, AGPAL is dedicated to improving and delivering accreditation services, resources and personalised support, to assist clients on their journey of continuous quality improvement.

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