The Perioperative Mortality Review Committee (POMRC) is an independent mortality review committee that advises the Health Quality & Safety Commission on how to reduce the number of perioperative deaths in New Zealand.

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Report finds ‘unacceptable’ difference in death rates

16 Jun 2017, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

The Perioperative Mortality Review Committee (POMRC) has identified what it says are unacceptable discrepancies in the mortality rates for New Zealand’s most deprived populations.

Report finds small increased risk of death from weekend surgery

9 Jun 2016, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

The latest report from the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee (POMRC) has found that there is a slightly greater likelihood that people will die following surgery, if that surgery is carried out in the weekend.

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