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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest, Issue 72 online now

Health Quality & Safety Commission
05 September 2017

In this issue

Quality and safety improvement
  • Deadline extended for Whakakotahi primary care quality improvement challenge 
  • Workshops engage communities on mental health and addiction quality improvement 
  • Emerging leader recognised for quality improvement in health care 
Reducing harm
  • Patient Safety Week 2017 resources: Available for download and order 
  • Trigger tool shows medication-related harm is common in hospitals 
  • New videos to improve safety of surgeries 
  • Patient story: reducing harm from Amanda's pressure injury 
  • Updated 10 topics in reducing harm from falls 
  • New patient deterioration factsheets 
  • Hand Hygiene NZ releases two new resources 
Reporting and commentary
  • PMMRC practice points summary document 

Events
  • Upcoming events calendar 2017 
  • Three-nation approach to reducing harm from falls 
  • Open Forum: International Speaker Series – one-day workshop with Dr Helen Bevan 
  • Hand Hygiene NZ – half-day hand hygiene workshop 
  • Workshop: Exploring shared goals of care in acute hospital settings 
  • Medication without harm – how will New Zealand rise to The Challenge? 
  • Patient Safety Week 2017 
  • Quality improvement scientific symposium 2017 
  • Let's talk: Our communities, our health 
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