Accreditation Committee

The Accreditation Committee is accountable to the Canberra Region Medical Education Council (CRMEC) for the development of standards and accreditation of training positions and institutions.

CRMEC Accreditation Standards

Functions

The functions of the Accreditation Committee are to:

  • Provide expert advice to the CRMEC on matters relating to accreditation of prevocational medical training and undertake accreditation and monitoring of prevocational trainee medical posts, clinical units, facilities and networks with the ACT Network

  • Development of processes, guidelines and standards for postgraduate medical training accreditation which are consistent with the national accreditation guidelines and frameworks

  • Assessment of applications for accreditation of positions against current standards by document review and site visits as appropriate

  • Advise the ACT Board of the Medical Board of Australia on the institutional requirements for intern training

 

Accreditation Committee Members

CHAIR: Dr Jamie Christie, Senior Staff Specialist, Emergency Medicine, Calvary Public Hospital Bruce

DEPUTY CHAIR: Dr Cameron Maxwell – Senior resident, The Canberra Hospital

Dr Ava Carter, Junior Medical Officer representative

Dr Rob Griffin, External accreditation consultant

Dr Nick Holt, Junior Medical Officer representative

Dr Farah Sethna, Staff specialist, The Canberra Hospital

Dr Mechelle Smith Senior Staff Specialist, Calvary Public Hospital Bruce

Dr George Zhang, Junior Medical Officer representative

Consumer representative, currently vacant

 

Accreditation Committee TOR

CRMEC Terms of Reference

 

Accreditation policies, resources and forms

In June 2020 the CRMEC completed a comprehensive review of procedures and endorsed adoption of a four-year accreditation cycle. All policies and procedures are currently being reviewed and updated to reflect this change. Please contact the CRMEC Manager if you have a specific query regarding Accreditation procedures.

 

Policies

 

Resources

 

Forms

Accreditation submissions, proviso reports and annual report templates are facility-specific. Please contact the CRMEC manager to discuss accreditation submissions and annual reporting requirements or for report templates for outstanding provisos.

 

Upcoming CRMEC Accreditation Committee Meetings

Wednesday

17 March 2021

5.30 – 7.00pm

Wednesday

26 May 2021

5:30 – 7:00pm

Wednesday

01 September 2021

5:30  – 7:00pm

Wednesday

17 November 2021

5:30  – 7:00pm

 

Accredited Training Terms

CRMEC Register of terms December 2020

 

Accreditation Status

South East Regional Hospital (Bega)

South East Regional Hospital was awarded a three year accreditation in September 2018. 
Following extensions associated with COVID-19 and adoption by the CRMEC of a four-year accreditation cycle, the hospital was granted an accreditation extension to September 2022.  The CRMEC and HETI accreditation survey team will visit the hospital in June 2022.
Accreditation report

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce  was visited by a survey team in October 2018 and awarded three year accreditation. Following extensions associated with COVID-19 and adoption by the CRMEC of a four-year accreditation cycle, the hospital was granted an accreditation extension to July 2022.  The CRMEC accreditation survey team will visit the hospital in April 2022.
Accreditation report

Canberra Health Services

Canberra Health Services was awarded a three year accreditation in September 2017. Following an application for extension in light of COVID-19, the hospital was awarded a 12-month extension of accreditation and is due to be re-accredited by CRMEC before September 2021. The CRMEC accreditation survey team will visit the hospital in July 2021.
Accreditation Report

Goulburn Base Hospital

Goulburn Base Hospital was awarded four year accreditation in May 2020.
The hospital is due to be reaccredited by CRMEC and HETI in May 2024.
Accreditation Report

Moruya Hospital

Moruya Hospital was awarded 3 year accreditation in 2019. Following extensions associated with COVID-19 and adoption by the CRMEC of a four-year accreditation cycle, the hospital was granted an accreditation extension to July 2023.  The CRMEC and HETI accreditation survey team will visit the hospital in April  2023.
Accreditation Report