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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-update, Issue 49 online now
Issue 49 of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-update is now available online.
Conversations that Count Day – Get them talking!
On 16 April, New Zealand ‘Conversations that Count Day’ is being held – a national day to raise awareness about advance care planning.
Scholarships for infection prevention & control quality improvement training
The Health Quality & Safety Commission in partnership with ACC is offering scholarships for district health board (DHB) infection prevention and control (IPC) practitioners to participate in a quality improvement course.
Agencies need to change response to family violence
The Family Violence Death Review Committee (FVDRC) says agencies must take more responsibility for the safety of family violence victims, rather than expecting victims to keep themselves safe from abusive partners.
Learning from adverse events focus of report
Learning from things that go wrong in health care is a focus of this year’s adverse events report.
New Safety Signal released
The latest Safety Signal discussed the risk of serious adverse drug reactions.
New DHB guide for consumer engagement
The Health Quality & Safety Commission's Partners in Care programme has released a new guide promoting consumer engagement in New Zealand district health boards (DHBs).
Report shows significant reduction in stillbirths
The Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee’s (PMMRC’s) ninth annual report shows there was one death for every 100 babies born in New Zealand in 2013.
New areas allow greater understanding of perioperative harm
The fourth report of the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee covering the period from 2008-2012 includes several new areas: coronary artery bypass grafts (CABG), percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PCTA), bariatric surgery and severe post
Sponsorship for consumers and providers to attend the 2015 APAC Forum [CLOSED]
Applications are open for sponsorship for consumers and providers to attend the 2015 APAC Forum on Quality Improvement in Healthcare.