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Successful Safe Surgery NZ programme finishes

12 Aug 2021, Safe Surgery NZ

The Health Quality & Safety Commission-led Safe Surgery NZ programme, which has greatly improved the way surgical operations are performed in Aotearoa New Zealand, finished in July 2021. This article looks at the achievements of the programme.

International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare (Europe) 2021

9 Jun 2021, Health Quality & Safety Commission

The virtual International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare Europe will take place 9–11 June. It will showcase internationally recognised keynotes and addresses regional needs, bringing the best of international learning to the region.

Aotearoa Patient Safety Day 2021 | Te Rā Haumaru Tūroro o Aotearoa 2021

2 Jun 2021, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

Planning for Aotearoa Patient Safety Day 2021 | Te Rā Haumaru Tūroro o Aotearoa 2021 on Friday 17 September continues. The focus for 2021 is maternal and newborn safety, aligning with the theme of the World Health Organization’s Global Patient Safety Day.

Adverse events reports for quarters 1, 2 and 3 of 2020/21 released

27 May 2021, Adverse Events

Each year the Health Quality & Safety Commission collects information about adverse events that occur in hospitals and other health care providers and reports on the findings. This is the data for quarter one, two and three of 2020/2021.