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National Reportable Events Policy Offers Guidance

20 Feb 2012, Adverse Events

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has finalised a national policy to help health and disability providers to report and investigate adverse events so preventable events are not repeated.

Hand Hygiene NZ workshop for gold auditors

10 Feb 2012, Infection Prevention & Control

Hand Hygiene New Zealand will facilitate a training workshop for gold auditors in conjunction with Hand Hygiene Australia

RNZCGP Annual Quality Symposium

10 Feb 2012

The symposium is the annual opportunity for sector discussion on current trends and emerging quality issues in general practice and primary care.

Infectious disease challenges over past centuries

9 Feb 2012, Infection Prevention & Control

New England Journal of Medicine article takes a look at public health efforts to understand, treat, control, and prevent infectious diseases over the past two centuries.

Kiwis called to help prevent falls at home

8 Feb 2012, Adverse Events

A new programme that aims to generate innovative solutions to reduce the number and severity of falls in the home has been launched today by ACC Minister Judith Collins.

Commission is one year old

30 Dec 2011

Professor Alan Merry, Chair of the Health Quality & Safety Commission, celebrates the Commission’s first birthday with Board members and staff.