Appendix 6. Acronyms and Abbreviations

ABDR Australian Bleeding Disorders Registry
ACSQHC Australian Commission of Safety and Quality in Health Care
ACT Australian Capital Territory
AED Automated External Defibrillator
AHCDO Australia Haemophilia Centre Directors’ Organisation
AHMAC Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council
AHPPC Australian Health Protection Principal Committee
ANAO Australian National Audit Office
ANZCA Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
ANZICS Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society
ANZSBT Australia and New Zealand Society of Blood Transfusion
APHA Australian Private Hospitals Association
APS Australian Public Service
APSC Australian Public Service Commission
Blood Service Australian Red Cross Blood Service
CAFA CSL Australian Fractionation Agreement
CDNA Communicable Disease Network Australia
COAG Council of Australian Governments
CUA Credit Union Australia
DoH Department of Health
EA Enterprise agreement
EAP Employee Assistance Program
FEIBA factor eight inhibitor bypass agent
FFP/FP fresh frozen plasma/frozen plasma
FTE full-time equivalent
FVIII factor eight
FIX factor nine
FX factor ten
GST goods and services tax
GUI graphic user interface
HAA annual scientific meeting of the HAA—Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand—HSANZ, the Australian & New Zealand Society of Blood Transfusion—ANZSBT, and the Australasian Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis—ASTH
HAC Haemovigilance Advisory Committee
HFA Haemophilia Foundation Australia
HSMA Health and Safety Management Arrangement
HTC Haemophilia Treatment Centre
ICT Information Communicator Technology
Ig Immunoglobulin
IPS Information Publication Scheme
IU International Units
IVIg intravenous immunoglobulin
JBC Jurisdictional Blood Committee
KPI key performance indicator
kWh kilowatt hour
LIS Laboratory Information System
MSAC Medical Services Advisory Committee
MTR Massive Transfusion Registry
NBA National Blood Authority
NBSCP National Blood Supply Contingency Plan
NHMRC National Health and Medical Research Council
NIMF National Inventory Management Framework
NIg normal immunoglobulin
NMF National Managed Fund
NSQHS National Safety and Quality Health Service
NSP&B National Supply Plan and Budget
OBFM Output based funding model
OHP Office of Health Protection
PBM patient blood management
RACS Royal Australian College of Surgeons
Red Cross The Australian Red Cross Society
rFVIIa recombinant factor seven (A)
rFVIII recombinant factor eight
rFIX recombinant factor nine
SCIg subcutaneous immunoglobulin
SES Senior Executive Service
TOIL Time off in lieu
TORC Transfusion Outcomes Research Collaborative
WB Whole Blood
WHS Work Health and Safety