Towards improved quality of written patient records: language proficiency standards for non-native speaking health professionals

Grant number: LP130100171 | Funding period: 2013 - 2017

Completed

Abstract

This project will focus on the quality and safety of healthcare in Australia by improving the screening of written communication of overseas trained non-native English speaking health professionals. This project will be achieved by investigating writing practices in hospitals and by setting more profession-oriented standards on the Occupational English Test.