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Aotearoa Patient Safety Day 2021 | Te Rā Haumaru Tūroro o Aotearoa 2021

2 Jun 2021, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

Planning for Aotearoa Patient Safety Day 2021 | Te Rā Haumaru Tūroro o Aotearoa 2021 on Friday 17 September continues. The focus for 2021 is maternal and newborn safety, aligning with the theme of the World Health Organization’s Global Patient Safety Day.

Aotearoa Patient Safety Day webinar

17 Nov 2020, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is hosting a webinar focusing on mental health and wellbeing, as part of activity for Te Rā Haumaru Tūroro o Aotearoa | Aotearoa Patient Safety Day 2020.

Director-General among those thanking COVID response health workers

17 Nov 2020, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield is among those thanking health care workers for their compassion and commitment during the recent crises in the health and disability sector, including the COVID-19 lockdown and ongoing response.

Aotearoa Patient Safety Day date and theme confirmed

20 Aug 2020, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

The Health Quality & Safety Commission will promote Te Rā Haumaru Tūroro o Aotearoa | Aotearoa Patient Safety Day on 17 November 2020. The theme is Getting through together | Whāia e tātou te pae tawhiti.

Theme and activity for Patient Safety Day 2020

26 Mar 2020, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

In 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced a new World Patient Safety Day, to be held annually on 17 September. From this year, New Zealand will align with the WHO’s campaign, instead of holding a separate awareness week in November.

Tweet chat with bias expert Anton Blank

7 Nov 2019, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is hosting a tweet chat during Wiki Haumaru Tūroro | Patient Safety Week 2019. Bias expert Anton Blank will be on hand to answer your burning questions about bias in health care.

Who me – biased? He ngākau haukume tōku?

4 Nov 2019, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

Health professionals are encouraged to watch new learning modules on understanding bias in health care, released today for Patient Safety Week.

Patient Safety Week update – 24 July 2019

24 Jul 2019, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

Planning for Patient Safety Week 2019 is well underway. Our main resource, training and education videos focusing on implicit bias in health care, are being filmed and feature a range of subject-matter experts.

Patient Safety Week | Wiki Haumaru Tūroro update

26 Jun 2019, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

Planning for Patient Safety Week | Wiki Haumaru Tūroro (3–9 November 2019) continues. This year we are again partnering with ACC to promote the week. This year’s theme is ‘Improving communication by understanding implicit bias in health care’.

Thanks for another great Patient Safety Week!

28 Nov 2018, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

A huge thank you to everyone who supported Patient Safety Week 2018. The week, which focused on infection prevention and control, and in particular good hand hygiene, ran from 4 to 10 November.