Featured, Patient Safety Week
Orders are open for Patient Safety Week 2018 resources. With this year's focus on infection prevention and control, our PSW resources encourage consumers and health professionals to ask: are you giving germs a hand?
20 Sep 2018
A project aimed at reducing the impact of hospital stays on the health of older people, was recognised at the International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare held recently in Melbourne.
14 Sep 2018
A new online course is available to help clinicians develop skills for communicating effectively with patients about the risks and benefits of treatment options, and for enhancing skills in shared decision-making.
6 Sep 2018
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 16 August–5 September 2018 is now available online.
4 Sep 2018, Patient Safety Week
This Patient Safety Week update provides information about orders, resources and activity for PSW 2018.
Heather Gunter shares the story of her son Matthew's death, following surgery to remove his appendix.
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