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Third report of the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee
Recommended evidence-based resources: systematic reviews, clinical guidelines and toolkits
Resource for Topic 10 in reducing harm from falls.
Eighth Annual Report of the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee
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Video: David Galler talks about his mother's end of life care
In this video, intensive care specialist David Galler talks about how he and his family worked with health care professionals to honour the wishes of his mother, Zofia Galler, at the end of her life.
Video: Surgical briefing and debriefings
This video from the Commission's Reducing Perioperative Harm programme demonstrates best practice for briefing and debriefing sessions, based on the World Health Organization's surgical safety checklist.
Video: Implementating briefing and debriefing sessions at Hutt Valley DHB
Lis Browne talks about implementation of briefing and debriefing sessions at Hutt Valley District Health Board.
GPs, patient care and antibiotics
A blog post from The Longitude Prize, discusses the role of GPs prescribing antibiotics in the face of growing antibiotic resistance.
Health Quality & Safety Commission e-update – Issue #35, 28 July–17 August 2014
Issue 35 of the Health Quality & Safety Commission e-update for the period of 28 July to 17 August 2014.
Video: Ron Paterson shares personal experience of great hospital care
Ron Paterson, a former Health and Disability Commissioner, shares his personal experience of great hospital care when Ron's father, Ian, was taken to Middlemore Hospital after a major heart attack.
Hand hygiene quality improvement workshop 2014
Front-line ownership of quality improvement initiatives, innovation and sustainability were some of the key topics addressed at the Hand Hygiene New Zealand quality improvement workshop in Wellington in June 2014.
Partners in Care programme review report
This review of the Commission's Partners in Care programme was carried out to understand more about participants' experience of the Partners in Care evidence-based design programme and to capture any learning that may impact on future programmes.
Palliative Care and Māori from a Health Literacy Perspective
This report from the Ministry of Health focuses on the health literacy experiences among Māori and their whānau carers who use palliative care.
Let's Talk Triggers – Issue 1, August 2014
Issue 1 of Let's Talk Triggers, the e-newsletter from the Commission's Global Trigger Tools programme.