Posted 22nd Mar 2017

In this issue:

Quality and safety improvement
  • Choosing Wisely symposium on next week
Reducing harm
  • How-to guide: Reducing opioid-related harm through the use of care bundles
  • Hand Hygiene NZ – findings from the 2016 survey
  • Systematic review of a patient care bundle in reducing staphylococcal infections in cardiac and orthopaedic surgery
  • Fight antibiotic resistance is focus of World Hand Hygiene Day 2017
  • New community pharmacist appointed to medication safety expert advisory group
Reporting and commentary
  • New report: clinical governance – guidance for health and disability providers
Events
  • Upcoming events calendar 2017
  • Choosing Wisely – implementation symposium
  • Adverse events review workshop
  • FallsStop – free seminar about falls reduction with Anne-Marie Hill
  • Open Forum with Dr Karen Hitchcock: May you never grow old
  • Open Forum: Atlas of Variation, maps to better care
  • Perioperative Mortality Review Committee/Safe Surgery NZ 2017 workshop

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