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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 97 online now

Te Tāhū Hauora Health Quality & Safety Commission
04 April 2019

Ngā ihirangi | In this issue

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

  • Keri Kaa's story
  • Commission acknowledges skill and dedication of health professionals responding to terror attack

Whakaheke mōrearea | Reducing harm

  • Blog: Whanaungatanga is for everyone
  • New national maternity early warning system aims to reduce maternal morbidity
  • Medicine information leaflets now available in te reo Māori | E wātea ana ngā mātārere mōhiohio rongoā ināianei i roto i te reo Māori
  • All draft Frailty Care Guides now available for testing
  • Waitematā DHB oxygen toolkit now available
  • Reducing harm from falls: Recommended evidence-based resources 2019
  • New partnership between Commission, ACC and the Major Trauma National Clinical Network
  • Patient, family and whānau escalation: Kōrero mai projects – what we know so far

Pūrongo me te whakamārama | Reporting and commentary

  • Quality and safety marker report: October–December 2018
  • Changes to national coordination of the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee
  • New study finds significant benefits tied to Serious Illness Conversation Guide

Mahi ngātahi me mātou | Work with us

  • Senior specialist advisor – Family Violence Death Review Committee (closes 5pm, Friday 5 April)
  • Programme coordinator, trauma (closes 5pm, Friday 5 April)
  • Quality improvement advisor, trauma (closes 5pm, Wednesday 10 April)

Ngā hui huhua | Events

  • Serious Illness Conversation Guide training
  • Continuing the conversation: A Choosing Wisely forum
  • Is the quality and safety agenda stalling?
  • International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare
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