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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 138 [17 September –7 October]

Te Tāhū Hauora Health Quality & Safety Commission
08 October 2021

Ngā ihirangi | In this issue

Whakapai i te kounga me te haumaru | Quality and safety improvement
  • Help shape the future health system: new consumer health forum launched
  • Improving eczema management and care at Hauora Heretaunga
Whakaheke mōrearea | Reducing harm
  • Dates are set for virtual adverse event learning programme (AELP) workshops - registration opens on 12 October
  • Clinical standards launched to prevent older Kiwis from sustaining recurrent fragility fractures
  • Become a member of the Australasian Institute of Clinical Governance
  • Responses to themed questions raised during 14 September 2021 webinar to launch ‘Pou hirihiri, Pou o te aroha | Healing and learning from harm’ video
Pūrongo me te whakamārama | Reporting and commentary
  • Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee: 15th data report: 2015–19 | Te Rōpū Arotake Auau Mate o te Hunga Tamariki, Taiohi: Te pūrongo raraunga 15: 2015–19
  • Delta has lit fuse of family violence
  • Quality & Safety Markers – April – June 2021
  • New Choosing Wisely video available for clinicians
  • Statement of Performance Expectations | Tauākī o Ngā Mahi Ka Whāia 2021/22
Ngā hui huhua | Events
  • Quality improvement scientific symposium 2021 (17 November - TBC due to changing circumstances around COVID-19)
  • New Zealand Sepsis Conference 2021: Challenges for New Zealand (18 November, Rotorua)
  • Open Forum: Resilient health care – embracing the future (23 November, online)
  • Submissions and registrations open for the ninth biennial Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Conference (29 November - 3 December, Auckland/Online)
  • Using restorative approaches to heal and learn: Humanising harm (TBC - March 2022, Wellington)

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