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Support for people working in health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find information about how you can support yourselves and others, including consumers, teams and colleagues which complements and aligns with Ministry of Health resources.

Kia āta kōwhiri Choosing Wisely

The Choosing Wisely campaign seeks to reduce harm from unnecessary and low-value tests and treatment.

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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 136, 5 August–26 August 2021

Te Tāhū Hauora Health Quality & Safety Commission
27 August 2021

Ngā ihirangi | In this issue

Support for people working in health during the COVID-19 pandemic

Whakapai i te kounga me te haumaru | Quality and safety improvement
  • Partners in Care programme to strengthen the consumer and whānau voice in Aotearoa New Zealand’s future health system
  • Whenua ki te whenua ‒ an advance care planning guide for whānau
  • Case study: Supporting better information for palliative care
  • Ngāti Kahungunu Whānau Services ‒ kaupapa Māori ways of working during lockdown
  • Te Rā Haumaru Tūroro o Aotearoa | Aotearoa Patient Safety Day 2021 postponed
Whakaheke mōrearea | Reducing harm
  • Successful Safe Surgery NZ programme finishes
  • Open Book: Extravasation injury during surgery
  • Improving surgical teamwork and communication: A guide to preparing and implementing
  • Recognition and response system retrospective case note review template
Pūrongo me te whakamārama | Reporting and commentary
  • Maternity support for women during COVID-19 (poster for maternity services)
Ngā hui huhua | Events
  • International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare (Australasia) 2021 (8–10 September 2021)
  • 2021 New Zealand Melanoma Summit (10–12 September 2021)
  • Quality improvement scientific symposium 2021 (17 November 2021)
  • New Zealand Sepsis Conference 2021: Challenges for New Zealand (18 November 2021)
  • Open Forum: Resilient health care – embracing the future (23 November 2021)
  • International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare (Asia) 2021 (25–27 November 2021)
  • Submissions and registrations open for the ninth biennial Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Conference (29 November–3 December 2021)
  • Using restorative approaches to heal and learn: Humanising harm (9 December 2021)

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