Policy Number


Quality Review - Policy - NSHA AD-QR-005


This policy is part of Nova Scotia Health’s system to address Patient Safety Incidents, including Disclosure of Patient Safety Incidents - Policy - NSHA AD-QR-010 and Patient Safety Incident Management - Policy - NSHA AD-QR-015.

This policy and its accompanying procedure provide coordinated processes for Quality Review with a goal to learn from Quality Reviews to make systematic improvements in the provision of health care and services and to educate stakeholders as to how to monitor and address system data, performance, and specific incidents to enhance Patient outcomes and experiences in the future.

This policy and procedure support the establishment of Quality Oversight structures, processes, and accountabilities which serve to uphold our Patients’ and citizens’ trust as recipients of care and service and are in accordance with the Quality-improvement Information Protection Act.

Related Documents

Disclosure of Patient Safety Incidents - Policy - NSHA-AD-QR-010
Patient Safety Incident Management - Policy - NSHA AD-QR-015
Quality Review - Procedure - NSHA AD-QR-005.01