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Update from the safe use of opioids national collaborative
Update from the safe use of opioids national collaborative from clinical lead Avril Lee.
- Winning poster highlights occupation therapy’s role in falls prevention
Countdown to Change Day
The countdown is on for thousands of New Zealanders to help change health care for the better and become a part of what is set to be the biggest single day of action in the New Zealand health care history.
Antimicrobial resistance: Tackling a crisis for the health and wealth of nations
In December 2014 the British High Commission released the first paper from an independent review of antimicrobial resistance, Antimicrobial resistance: Tackling a crisis for the health and wealth of nations.
New Commission medical advisor receives quality award
The Health Quality & Safety Commission congratulates Dr Iwona Stolarek for winning the CEO Award at the recent 2014 Quality Awards that recognised individuals and organisations across Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital & Coast district health boards.
Hand Hygiene NZ December 2014 newsletter out now
Latest newsletter from Hand Hygiene New Zealand, full of hand hygiene information, is out now.
Extended call for nominations for the Family Violence Death Review Committee
The Health Quality & Safety Commission Board is seeking new members for the Family Violence Death Review Committee (FVDRC), with expertise in Family Violence. There are two vacancies available.
Opioids Atlas domain published
The Atlas of Healthcare Variation opioid domain, published today, shows the rate of use of opioids in each district health board (DHB). See the opioid Atlas here. The Atlas covers only opioids dispensed from community pharmacies and does not include those
Regional infection prevention and control meetings
The Health Quality & Safety Commission, in partnership with Hand Hygiene New Zealand (HHNZ), the Surgical Site Infection improvement (SSII) Programme and local clinical champions, hosted regional infection prevention and control (IPC) meetings in Auckland
Māori talk about their health experiences
The Health Quality & Safety Commission has partnered with Te Awa Hauora Marae at Hawke’s Bay District Health Board (DHB) to develop a series of Māori health-focused videos.