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Health Quality & Safety Commission | News
Commission is one year old
Professor Alan Merry, Chair of the Health Quality & Safety Commission, celebrates the Commission’s first birthday with Board members and staff.
Expressions of interest – Clinical Leader, Reportable Events
Expressions of interest are sought from professionals working in the health and disability sector, to support the work of the Commission in its role in relation to reportable events and serious and sentinel events.
Expressions of interest sought – Clinical Lead, Global Trigger Tools
Expressions of interest are sought from professionals across the health and disability sector to support the work of the Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission) in relation to the development of its Global Trigger Tool work programme.
Medication Safety Programme December 2011 Update
These updates provide more detailed information about the Medication Safety programme,
Quarterly awards for outstanding hand hygiene work
Hand Hygiene New Zealand is seeking nominations for its first ever quarterly hand hygiene awards.
Health Quality & Safety Commission December newsletter
The Commission's December newsletter is now available.
American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology: Maternal Mortality
This article in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology looks at the reduction of maternal deaths over the last 100 years
Classifying contributory factors and potentially avoidable maternal deaths in NZ
Beyond the numbers: classifying contributory factors and potentially avoidable maternal deaths in New Zealand, 2006 - 2009. Cynthia Farquhar, Lynn Sadler, Vicki Masson, Gillian Bohm, Alastair Haslam
The Triple Aim
The Health Quality & Safety Commission works towards the New Zealand Triple Aim for quality improvement.
Guidelines for Applications for a Director-General's Waiver to allow Electronic Prescribing
On 1 August 2011, the waiver provision in the Medicines Regulations 1984 was updated.