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Speaking up for patient safety

27 Sep 2019, Safe Surgery NZ

This video talks about the importance of speaking up for patient safety – being vocal is necessary because many times, patients can't speak for themselves.

Actively listening for patient safety

27 Sep 2019, Safe Surgery NZ

This video talks about the importance of actively listening for patient safety – ensuring all viewpoints are heard and that mistakes are avoided.

ALERT: Transdermal patches

26 Sep 2019, Medication Safety

Purpose: To highlight the risks associated with the use of transdermal patches (both from the medicine and the delivery system).

Blog: Checklists for safe surgery in New Zealand

20 Sep 2019, Safe Surgery NZ

This blog was first published in O&G Magazine Vol 21 No 3 Spring 2019. It highlights the evidence for surgical checklists and briefings, and the Commission’s experience of implementing these tools nationally.