Clinics that wish to become accredited to the Urgent Care Standard (link) (UCS) should engage an approved auditor, who will advise the clinic on preparing for the audit. Once the clinic is prepared, the auditing team, comprising a professional auditor and an RNZCUC-approved urgent care Fellow will assess wide-ranging aspects of the clinic including the clinic building and fit-out, systems, and compliance with legislation.

Compliance with the UCS can appear daunting.  RNZCUC has attempted to make the document as practical and useful as possible, though the need to comply with legislation and current quality-assurance industry practices has led to some requirements the purpose of which is not immediately obvious. Additional guidance is provided in the “particular requirements” and their explanation.

Clinics must be re-accredited every three years.

Facility audit subcommittee

RNZCUC has a Facility Audit Subcommittee (FAS), responsible for all aspects of the UCS and its application, including updating particular requirements, revision of the UCS, providing RNZCUC Fellows to attend audits as technical experts, and sign-off of audits.

The FAS has issued policy statements, with additional guidelines to auditing bodies.  The FAS policy is available here.

 

 

Approved Auditors

Janice McEwan
Email: janice.mcewan@daagroup.co.nzMobile: 029 2347500Cathy Cummings
Email: cathy.cummings@daagroup.co.nzMobile: 021 470 332Website: http://www.daagroup.co.nzPhone: 04 499 0367
Fax: 04 499 0368Address: PO Box 5088, Lambton Quay, Wellington
6145, New Zealand

 

Andrea Franklin: Audit Co-Ordinator
Email: admin@q-audit.co.nzOffice: 09 274 3525
Web: www.q-audit.co.nz24 Fusion Road Flat Bush, Auckland 2016, New Zealand

 


Health and Disability Auditing New Zealand (HDANZ)Jim DuRose: Managing Director

Office: 0800 44 99 11

Email: jim.durose@hdanz.co.nz

Website: www.hdanz.co.nz

Address: HDANZ, PO Box 19-541, Woolston, Christchurch 8241, New Zealand