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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 105 online now

Te Tāhū Hauora Health Quality & Safety Commission
19 September 2019

Ngā ihirangi | In this issue

Whakapai i te kounga me te haumaru | Quality and safety improvement

  • Alwena and Jim's story
  • Smoke-free Phillipstown – Pharmacy @ Phillipstown
  • Commission’s work shared widely at general practice conference
  • Results of the all-of-Commission consumer forum survey

Whakaheke mōrearea | Reducing harm

  • Patient Safety Week | Wiki Haumaru Tūroro update: 2 September 2019
  • Ngā poutama 2019: Survey of mental health and addiction consumers, family and whānau experience
  • New frailty care guides to empower nurses and reduce variation for patients
  • Blog: Using a restorative approach to respond to adverse events
  • Implementation of maternity early warning system underway
  • NZ surgical safety culture continues to improve
  • Blog: Checklists for safe surgery in New Zealand
  • WHO launches new World Patient Safety Day

Pūrongo me te whakamārama | Reporting and commentary

  • MHA services must address family violence responsiveness
  • Southern DHB joins Choosing Wisely campaign
  • Call for nominations for the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee 

Ngā hui huhua | Events

  • International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare
  • Healthcare Human Factors Symposium and Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of New Zealand conference
  • Design for Health Symposium 2019
  • Seminars with Professor Karim Brohi, London Major Trauma System
  • Quality improvement scientific symposium 2019
  • Mataora: Encounters between medicine and the arts
  • Open Forum with Helen Bevan
  • Getting better with evidence: Experiences of putting evidence into practice
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