Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest, Issue 65 online now

5 Apr 2017

In this issue:

Quality and safety improvement
  • Kiwis urged to start talking about planning for end-of-life care
Reducing harm
  • Safe Surgery NZ: Auditor training resources and evaluation interim report online
  • Hospital infection rates now known following introduction of ICNet Software at Canterbury DHB
  • April Falls 2017 update
Reporting and commentary
  • Latest quality and safety marker data available (October–December 2016)
  • Reporting of ambulance service adverse events commended
  • Surgical Site Infection Improvement programme: Reports for July–September 2016 available
Events
  • Upcoming events calendar 2017
  • FallsStop – free seminar about falls reduction with Anne-Marie Hill
  • Open Forum with Dr Karen Hitchcock: May you never grow old
  • Open Forum: Atlas of Variation, maps to better care
  • Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee annual conference: Timing is everything
  • Perioperative Mortality Review Committee/Safe Surgery NZ 2017 workshop

Last updated 05/04/2017