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Report finds inequities for Māori following major trauma

19 Apr 2021, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

The Perioperative Mortality Review Committee (POMRC) is calling for district health boards (DHBs) to conduct an in-depth review into all cases of major trauma resulting in hospitalisation in Māori aged 15–18 years.

PMMRC webinar: Doing things differently

23 Feb 2021, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

This webinar presents perinatal and maternal mortality and morbidity data from the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee’s 14th Annual Report.

Urgent action needed to address ongoing inequity in maternity sector

16 Feb 2021, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

Babies of Māori, Pacific and Indian mothers are still more likely than babies of New Zealand European mothers to die in pregnancy or within the first 28 days, the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee 14th report shows.

Midwife recognised for services to perinatal and maternal health

4 Jun 2020, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

The Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC) congratulates Vicki Masson on her appointment as an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2020, for services to perinatal and maternal health.

Annual CYMRC workshop focuses on Te Tiriti-led quality improvement

13 Dec 2019, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Te Tiriti-led quality improvement across the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s mortality review programme was the focus for the two-day annual workshop of the Child Youth Mortality Review Committee (CYMRC), held recently in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.