Aiming for Excellence is the standard for general practice that guides best practice service to patients. It sets out advanced and aspirational criteria for practices to achieve over and above the requirements of Foundation Standard.
Silverstream Health Centre is Cornerstone accredited
CORNERSTONE® is the assessment programme that assesses practices using the Aiming for Excellence standard. This programme is coordinated by the practice assessment team at the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.
What are the areas Aiming for Excellence covers?
- Patient experience and equity
- Practice environment and safety
- Clinical effectiveness
- Professional development
- Advanced and aspirational-only indicators
- Specialised indicators e.g. Patient Portals