Making health and disability services safer - Serious Adverse Events report 2012–13

21 Nov 2013 | Adverse Events

This is the fourth report on serious adverse events published by the Health Quality & Safety Commission, covering events reported by New Zealand's 20 district health boards (DHBs) and other providers, and the seventh since national reporting began.

Serious adverse events (previous referred to as serious and sentinel events) are events which have generally resulted in harm to patients. This report details serious adverse events in DHBs in the year 2012 to 2013.

Click here for links to the DHB websites, where details of individual cases are set out.

Read the Commission's media release here.

Last updated 18/01/2022