20 Oct 2020 | Aotearoa Patient Safety Day
This year Te Rā Haumaru Tūroro o Aotearoa | Aotearoa Patient Safety Day will be celebrated on 17 November 2020.
The day is coordinated by the Health Quality & Safety Commission, with support from ACC and PHARMAC, and promoted throughout the health sector. The theme is Getting through together | Whāia e tātou te pae tawhiti.
As previously indicated, the Commission will be supporting the day by providing you with the following:
We continue to encourage you to hold a morning or afternoon tea, or other event to engage as many health care workers as possible on 17 November. This is an opportunity to acknowledge that this has been a difficult time, encourage staff to connect and support each other, and to say thank you for their hard work and dedication.
You might like to use some of the Mental Health Foundation resources available for download, however, if you would like to order hard copies then please do so ASAP as it may take up to two weeks for them to arrive.
Worksafe also has some useful information focusing on what managers in the health sector need to know to keep their people healthy and safe. This includes: