The three partner agencies, the Health Quality & Safety Commission, Ministry of Health and the Accident Compensation Corporation, are working closely with the sector and to keep stakeholders informed of developments.

Your feedback and input are important to us, so if you wish to discuss this work further, please contact Sean Bridge at ACC.

Update #3: November 2016 – June 2017

Download a copy of the third update. This update covers:

  • the joint agency approach and who is managing what
  • progress to date on:
    • ACC's work to develop a pressure injury guidance document
    • the Commission's work regarding measuring pressure injury surveillance
    • the Commission's work on a consumer co-design/health literacy project for pressure injury prevention
    • the Commission's 2017 National Events Reporting Policy
    • the Ministry's work via HealthCert to profile pressure injuries in aged residential care
  • Stop Pressure Injury Day on 17 November. 
Update #2: April – October 2016

Download a copy of the second update. This update covers:

  • the joint agency approach and who is managing what
  • progress to date on:
    • ACC's work to develop a pressure injury guidance document
    • the Commission's work regarding an approach to pressure injury surveillance
    • the Commission's work on a consumer co-design project for pressure injury prevention
    • the Ministry's work via HealthCert to profile pressure injuries in aged residential care
  • Stop Pressure Injury Day on 17 November.
Update #1: January – March 2016

Download a copy of the first update. This update covers:

  • work underway
  • guidance, resources and tools
  • data and measurement
  • clinical leadership
  • reporting of pressure injuries
  • co-design
  • building on existing concepts
  • building partnerships.

Last updated 18/05/2018