Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest, Issue 69 online now

11 Jul 2017

In this issue (attached below):

Quality and safety improvement
  • Calling for abstracts for the quality improvement scientific symposium
  • Whakakotahi 2018 – primary care quality improvement challenge
  • Whakakotahi profiled by bpacnz
  • Feedback on the Commission’s quality improvement programmes
  • 2016–17 Partners in Care programme case studies published
  • Two more recipients of the Open for leadership award
Reducing harm
  • Patient Safety Week update
  • Updated recommended resources to help reduce harm from falls
  • Anne-Marie Hill's FallsStop workshop videos
  • Alert: Transdermal patches and burns
  • Alert: Injectable phenytoin incidents – risk of death and severe harm
  • Pressure injury prevention and management
Reporting and commentary
  • Commission's Statement of Intent and Statement of Performance Expectations
  • Adverse event reporting documents
  • Surgical Site Infection Improvement Programme (SSIIP) documents
  • First annual update on increasing transparency in New Zealand's health care
Events
  • Upcoming events calendar 2017
  • Masterclass with Professor Erik Hollnagel
  • Adverse event review workshops
  • International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare
  • Flag the date: Three-nation approach to reducing harm from falls
  • Hand Hygiene New Zealand – half-day hand hygiene workshop
  • World Health Organization Global Patient Safety Challenge on Medication Safety
  • Quality improvement scientific symposium 2017
  • Presentations from the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee annual conference: Timing is everything

Last updated 11/07/2017