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A Window on the Quality of New Zealand’s Health Care 2018

14 Jun 2018, Health Quality Intelligence

This year’s edition of the Window on the Quality of New Zealand’s Health Care ‘shines the light’ beyond ultimate outcomes to look at where the system is performing less well and where possible system weaknesses may put future performance at risk.

Whanganui Hospital's antibiotic switch campaign

9 May 2018, Medication Safety

Whanganui Hospital is undertaking an antibiotic ‘switch’ campaign. One approach to antibiotic stewardship is the early conversion from intravenous (IV) to oral antibiotics, when this is appropriate. This is known as antibiotic switch therapy.

Always report and review list 2018–19

9 May 2018, Adverse Events

The always report and review list is a subset of adverse events that should be reported and reviewed in the same way as SAC 1 and 2 rated events, irrespective of whether or not there was harm to the consumer/patient.

Roseann's story: A fall at home

2 May 2018, Reducing Harm from Falls

In this video, Roseann talks about the fall she had in her sewing room in October 2016, her subsequent diagnosis with a fractured hip, and her treatment and recovery.