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Eighth Annual Report of the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee
Recommended evidence-based resources: systematic reviews, clinical guidelines and toolkits
Resource for Topic 10 in reducing harm from falls.
Third report of the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee
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Oxycodone: How did we get here and how do we fix it
This article from Best Practice Journal (July 2014) 'How did we get here and how do we fix it' focuses on the increase in prescribing of oxycodone.
Safe use of opioids collaborative
Commission senior portfolio manager Carmela Petagna and Dr Shawn Sturland, discuss the importance of working together to improve best practice in the safe use of opioids.
Professor Alexander Gallus presentations on preventing hospital-related VTE
These videos from Ko Awatea show Professor Alexander Gallus giving a series of presentations to staff at Counties Manukau DHB about preventing hospital-related blood clots.
Medication Safety Watch – Issue 11, September 2014
Issue 11 of the Medication Safety Watch newsletter, a bulletin for all health professionals and health care managers working with medicines or patient safety.
ALERT: Transdermal patches
Purpose: To highlight the risks associated with the use of transdermal patches (both from the medicine and the delivery system).
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.
SSII Programme Newsletter – August 2014
The latest issue of the SSII Programme newsletter contains programme updates and SSI information.
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.