NOTIFICATION – IMPLEMENTATION PLAN OF 3 rd EDITION OF THE NABH SHCO ACCREDITATION STANDARDS
The 3rd Edition of NABH SHCO Accreditation Standards along with the Guidebook has been released on 31st August 2022
NABH has released notification on Implementation plan of 3rd Edition of the NABH SHCO Accreditation Standard as follows:
• All accredited SHCOs must be in full compliance with third edition by 1st March 2023 and shall submit the documentary compliance for the same by this date.
• All the assessments (Pre, Final, Renewal, Surveillance) shall be based on Third Edition w. e. f. 1st March 2023
• For all the assessments before 1st March, 2023, decision shall be based on Second Edition. However, such SHCOs would require to comply with the Third edition in next six months from the date of accreditation.
• NABH will not accept any application (New as well as Renewal) on Second Edition Standard after 31st December 2022
The whole process of transition will be completed by 1st March, 2023.
source: NABH/Notification/SHCO/3rd Edition/Imp/2022/7379 dt 7.9.22