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Thanks for getting them talking!

7 Apr 2017, Other Topics

The Commission would like to extend our thanks to all who got involved with Conversations that Count Day on 5 April.

Free pressure injury seminars featuring Professor Keith Harding

11 Apr 2016, Other Topics

These free seminars will suit health care management, nurses, doctors and hospital health care assistants, and provide high-level ideas, thoughtprovoking approaches and world-leading advice about preventing pressure injuries.

Workshop with Associate Professor Jeanne M. Huddleston

22 Mar 2016, Other Topics

The Health Quality & Safety Commission, in partnership with the Health Roundtable, will host Jeanne Huddleston from the Mayo Clinic to deliver a full day interactive workshop on improving reliability of systems to detect and rescue deteriorating patients.

Preventing pressure injuries in New Zealand

21 Jan 2016, Other Topics

The Health Quality & Safety Commission, ACC and the Ministry of Health have released a report that looks at the economic and social harm caused by pressure injuries.

10 Sep 2015, Other Topics

Workshop: Reducing harm from patient deterioration

12 Dec 2014, Other Topics

An initial stakeholder workshop will be held in Wellington on 12 December. The Commission is in the process of appointing a provider to develop an investment case for a national programme to reduce harm from clinical deterioration of patients in hospital.

December 2014 'Let's Talk Triggers' out now

10 Dec 2014, Other Topics

The December 2014 edition of Let's Talk Triggers, a quarterly newsletter from the Commission's Global Trigger Tools programme containing updates, trigger tool tips, featured articles and other items on patient safety.