Submission on the ACSQHC Acute Anaphylaxis Clinical Care Standard

Last updated 16 December 2020


Date: 15 December 2020

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners thanks the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) for the opportunity to comment on the draft Acute Anaphylaxis Clinical Care Standard. The draft clinical care standard includes six quality statements describing care that should be offered to people experiencing anaphylaxis.

The RACGP notes that whilst intended for different care settings including general practice, the standard is written from a hospital perspective. Specific comment has been made relating to: access to personal adrenalin injectors; observation time following anaphylaxis; and discharge management.