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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 82 online now

Te Tāhū Hauora Health Quality & Safety Commission
03 May 2018

In this issue

Quality and safety improvement

  • Commission seeking experienced clinical communication train-the-trainers
  • Encouraging doctors to question key to Choosing Wisely success

Reducing harm

  • Hand hygiene critical for reducing sepsis
  • Roseann's story: A fall at home
  • Analgesic use for chronic pain
  • Blog: My year of falls learning
  • Presentations from the Safe Surgery NZ regional workshops

Reporting and commentary

  • National patient experience survey: results for patients treated in February 2018
  • Children living in poorest areas three times more likely to die
  • Welcome to Dr Clive Aspin and Dr Carlene McLean
  • Evaluation of the primary care patient experience survey tool
  • Commission vacancies


  • Upcoming events calendar 2018
  • Workshops on quality improvement in aged residential care
  • Putting prevention first: Leadership and action on preventing healthcare associated infections
  • Waitemata DHB health literacy symposium
  • Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee conference
  • All Together Better Health IX conference
  • BMJ International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare
  • 8th Biennial Australia and New Zealand Falls Prevention Conference
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