The Expert Advisory Group (EAG) brings together individuals from a broad base of areas. Their enthusiasm and commitment to reducing harm from falls represents a strong partnership across service, practice, professional, research and consumer perspectives.

The Health Quality & Safety Commission, as the lead organisation, hosts and supports the EAG with a core programme team.

Agencies and groups represented include the Accident Compensation Commission; Hospital Quality & Productivity, DHB Shared Services; DHB Chief Operating Officers group; DHB Directors of Nursing group and Nurse Executives of New Zealand; Ministry of Health (Chief Nurse Business Unit, Older Persons’ Health); providers (DHBs, Aged Residential Care, Home Health); consumers; tangata whenua.

The terms of reference are available on this page.

Last updated 13/10/2016