The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care is seeking comment on the draft Low Back Pain Clinical Care Standard.

The draft clinical care standard includes:
  • Eight quality statements that describe the care that should be offered to people with low back pain.
  • A set of indicators to support with local monitoring of quality improvement activities.
The quality statements focus on priority areas of care and are accompanied by indicators and guidance for consumers, clinicians and health services. Please review the clinical care standard before completing the survey.
Draft Low Back Pain Clinical Care Standard

Fact sheets for clinicians and consumers have been developed to support implementation. Your feedback is welcome. There are five supporting documents available for comment:
Instructions for completing the survey
  • The survey will be open from Tuesday, 16 March 2021 until 11:59 pm Tuesday, 20 April 2021
  • The survey will take about 15 - 20 minutes to complete
  • Only one survey can be completed from the same device. You can exit the survey and return at any point prior to completion
  • Click 'Done' at the end of the survey to submit your response
  • Once submitted, the survey cannot be accessed again.
Reporting of findings
The findings of this survey may be published on the Commission’s website, and may include verbatim responses to the consultation questions along with the names of organisations. No individual names or personal information will be published or reported. More information about the Commission’s Privacy Policy is available at: