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Medication Safety programme update

NEWS: 25 Jun 2014, Medication Safety

The Commission is planning a three-year medication safety improvement programme on high-risk medicines across primary and secondary care settings, with an initial focus on reducing harm from opioids (eg, morphine and oxycodone) in secondary care.

Trial of a suicide mortality review mechanism

NEWS: 21 Nov 2013, Suicide Mortality Review Committee

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is undertaking a two-year mortality review trial to improve knowledge about people who die by suicide and to help identify ways to reduce suicide rates in future.

The Global Trigger Tool: A review of the evidence

PUBLICATION: 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.

Vitamin D is essential for good health

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Prescribed vitamin D is widely recommended around the world for reducing falls and fall-related injuries in older people who are at a higher risk of vitamin D deficiency.

Co-design

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Partners in Care is a six- to eight-month programme brought to you by the Health Quality & Safety Commission with a focus on consumer engagement, using the National Health Service Institute’s Experience-Based Design programme.

Quality Accounts

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Standardising the way health and disability service providers report on the quality and safety of their services.