News & events

DVD on IT health solutions

24 Feb 2012, Medication Safety

This short DVD from the Health IT Cluster looks at how smart IT solutions are working at the front line of healthcare to support doctors, nurses and patients.

The College of Nurses welcomes POMRC report

20 Feb 2012, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

The College of Nurses, Aotearoa actively welcomes the report of the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee (POMRC).

Perioperative mortality review report welcomed

20 Feb 2012, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) welcomes today’s (February 15) release of the inaugural report from New Zealand’s Perioperative Mortality Review Committee (POMRC)

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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.