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Falls prevention is everyone's business

5 Apr 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is supporting DHBs which have activities planned to highlight the harm caused by falls, as part of April Falls 2013.

Physios welcome falls prevention focus

4 Apr 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

Media release from Physiotherapy New Zealand (PNZ), who are welcoming a national focus on falls prevention by the Health Quality & Safety Commission.

WDHB standing right behind April Falls campaign

3 Apr 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

Preventing falls in the community and in hospital is everyone’s business. And that’s the message of the April Falls promotion getting underway today at Whanganui District Health Board (WDHB).

Falls prevention in the spotlight

2 Apr 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew has welcomed the national focus the Health Quality & Safety Commission is bringing to highlight the harm caused by falls.

Clinical Lead for Falls Programme appointed

28 Jun 2012, Reducing Harm from Falls

Sandy Blake has been appointed as Clinical Lead for the National Falls Harm Prevention Programme. She is the Director of Nursing, Patient Safety and Quality, at Whanganui District Health Board.