Prescribing drugs of dependence in general practice, Part A

3. General practice systems of care
3.2 Practice accreditation
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Practices should undergo and attain accreditation according to the Standards. Accreditation is a basic risk management strategy. Accreditation ensures that the practice is ‘fit for purpose’ in delivering high-quality, safe primary care services. Accreditation is an important component of the regulatory framework for quality and safety in health.