Feedback to Australian Commission on safety and quality in health care on heavy menstrual bleeding: The case for improvement


Advocacy Reports and submissions 2018 Reports and submissions Feedback to Australian Commission on safety and quality in health care on heavy menstrual bleeding:

Summary

Date: 5 February 2018

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) sought feedback on the draft Heavy menstrual bleeding: The case for improvement. The document aims to support the implementation of the clinical care standard by highlighting what is known about the evidence, best practice and current practice – and the opportunities to bring these closer together. This document has been developed to inform all those with a role in achieving high-quality care for women with heavy menstrual bleeding.

The RACGP has provided feedback, and requested that more information be provided in the topics of ‘Younger adolescents’, ‘Malignancy’, ‘Ulipristal acetate’ and ‘Iron deficiency anaemia’. Additionally, of the need to raise awareness of management options by providing more educational activities.