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National Blood Authority

Lead Body
Employment Arrangements
Enabling legislation

Annual report prepared under section 46 of the PGPA Act.
Additional annual report requirement

Section 35 of the PGPA Act applies
Section 35(3) of the PGPA Act applies
Enabling legislation references to 'corporate plan'

Outcome #1: Access to a secure supply of safe and affordable blood products, including through national supply arrangements and coordination of best practice standards within agreed funding policies under the national blood arrangements.
# Program Body Contribution
1.1 Safety and Quality in Health Care Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

The ACSQHC works closely with the NBA in relation to the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standard 7: Blood Management. This supports the NBA in administering the National Blood Agreement.

1.1 Health Research, Coordination and Access Department of Health and Aged Care

The Department of Health and Aged Care, in collaboration with state and territory governments, has policy responsibility for ensuring Australians have access to an adequate, safe, secure and affordable blood supply. This includes supporting the NBA to administer the national blood arrangements.