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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 85 online now

Health Quality & Safety Commission
05 July 2018

In this issue

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

  • Let's PLAN for better care
  • Tackling skin infections in a Pacific population
  • Queen's Birthday Honour for consumer network member

Whakaheke mōrearea | Reducing harm

  • Theme for Patient Safety Week 2018
  • Second quality improvement facilitator course begins in July
  • New survey of mental health staff will support improvements in quality of care
  • Recording of pressure injury measurement webinar now available
  • Updated Ask, assess, act resources

Pūrongo me te whakamārama | Reporting and commentary

  • Early recognition and response to sepsis in pregnancy key
  • Maternal death rates falling, but work needed to prevent preterm birth
  • Report calls for hip fracture surgery within 48 hours
  • Medical colleges warn against unnecessary tests and treatments this winter
  • Subscribe to the Choosing Wisely newsletter
  • Commission vacancies

Ngā hui huhua | Events

  • Upcoming events calendar 2018
  • Adverse event review workshops
  • All Together Better Health IX conference
  • BMJ International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare
  • Quality improvement scientific symposium
  • Patient Deterioration New Zealand: Current state and future developments
  • 13th Biennial Asia Pacific International Mental Health and Addiction Conference
  • 8th Biennial Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Conference
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