Patient Safety Week

ViralConjunctivities 150px WhiteBGThe topic for Patient Safety Week 2018 was infection prevention and control with a focus on good hand hygiene. Good hand hygiene is the simplest, most effective way to prevent healthcare associated infections. 

More information about PSW is available on these webpages or email the team at patientsafetyweek@hqsc.govt.nz.

Featured news or publications

Patient Safety Week 2018 evaluation

19 Dec 2018, Patient Safety Week

Evaluation of Patient Safety Week 2018, an awareness-raising week held on 4–10 November focused on infection prevention and control.

Thanks for another great Patient Safety Week!

28 Nov 2018, Patient Safety Week

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.

Programme related news

PSW 2017 people
Great participation in Patient Safety Week 2017

23 Nov 2017, Patient Safety Week

A huge thank you to everyone who supported Patient Safety Week 2017. The week, which was focused on medication safety, ran from 5 to 11 November and saw a record number of resources ordered.