For input: survey on NPAAC Standards - Tier 2 and 3

NPAAC are seeking input from HGSA members in relation to the review of NPAAC Standards - Tier 2 and 3. The Commission has introduced processes to collect and consider issues identified by users in the review of standards. Your feedback is sought on the current edition of each standard as part of this process.  

You are invited to complete any or all of the short surveys below on the standards under review. You are also welcome to forward this email to members of your networks. The surveys will be available until 28 February 2023.

HGSA will be advised of the release of draft standards to seek your input on the amended documents in due course.


NPAAC Standard

Link to survey

Tier 2:

Requirements for medical pathology services

Tier 3A:

Requirements for the communication of high-risk pathology results

Tier 3B:

Requirements for the estimation of measurement uncertainty

Requirements for quality control, external quality assurance and method evaluation

Please email [email protected] if you have any queries about the standards or the survey.


National Pathology Accreditation Scheme | National Standards

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

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