Learning from adverse events report 2016–17

24 Nov 2017 | Adverse Events

Cover of adverse events reportThis is the annual adverse events report published by the Health Quality & Safety Commission. The report covers adverse events reported by New Zealand's 20 district health boards (DHBs) and other providers.

Adverse events (previously referred to as serious and sentinel events) are events which have generally resulted in harm to patients. This report details adverse events in DHBs in the year 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017.

Read the Commission's media release relating to the report, or download the report below.

Last updated 25/10/2021