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Sixth Annual Report of the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee

13 Jun 2012, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

This report provides an accurate estimate of the numbers and rates of perinatal and maternal deaths in New Zealand, describes the risk factors for such deaths, and attempts to identify where maternity and neonatal services might be focused.

10 Topics summary document

10 Oct 2017, Reducing Harm from Falls

A summary document to outline the 2017 updates made to the 10 Topics in reducing harm from falls resources.

The Global Trigger Tool: A review of the evidence

1 Feb 2016, Adverse Events

This report reviews the literature associated with the development and use of trigger tools to determine rates of harm in health care settings, with particular attention on the Institute of Healthcare Improvement's Global Trigger Tool.

Patient Safety Week 2017 videos: Let's talk medicines

6 Nov 2017, Patient Safety Week

In these videos Po-Han Ko, Dr Sarah Sciascia and Sandy Bhawan give consumers information on what they need to know when they visit a health professional – and what they need to ask.

Ethical Guideline for Quality Improvement (Ko Awatea)

5 Sep 2017, Building Leadership & Capability

These guidelines and practical tools have been developed as a resource to support staff of Counties Manukau Health to consider ethical implications of quality improvement.

Safety Signal: Risk of serious adverse drug reactions

30 Sep 2015, Medication Safety

This document highlights the need for all health professionals to take note of a patient’s previous adverse drug reactions (including allergies) before prescribing, dispensing or administering medicines.