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Research award for Hip Fracture Registry

NEWS: 16 Oct 2017, Reducing Harm from Falls

The Australian & New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry was honoured with the Health Services Research Award at Research Australia’s annual Health and Medical Research Awards held in Melbourne last Thursday, 5 October 2017.

HDC Conference – registrations close 3 November 2017

NEWS: 16 Oct 2017, Adverse Events

The Health and Disability Commissioner conference on 13 November 2017 in Wellington is a ‘must attend’ for everyone who delivers health and disability care and champions the rights of consumers to get the best possible care, every time.

Quality improvement in primary care – a conference presentation

NEWS: 12 Oct 2017, Primary Care

Recently, Sally Nichol from Hutt Union Community Health Services and Sandy Bhawan from Te Awakairangi Health Network spoke at the PMAANZ conference about the experience, learnings and benefits gained from their Whakakotahi quality improvement project.

Mental health workshop with Lord Victor Adebowale

EVENT: 22 Nov 2017, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

Lord Victor Adebowale, CBE, Chief Executive of the health and social care organisation Turning Point* will be speaking at a workshop for mental health consumer representatives and service providers. Attendance is free.

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Let’s get out and behind Mental Health Awareness Week

NEWS: 9 Oct 2017, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

Staff at the Health Quality & Safety Commission are being encouraged to ‘get out and into nature’ for at least an hour this week, to promote their mental health and wellbeing as part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2017.

Surgical Safety Culture Survey Research Report 2017

PUBLICATION: 4 Oct 2017, Safe Surgery NZ

Safe Surgery NZ aims to make surgery safer by improving teamwork and communication in the operating theatre. The 2017 Surgical Safety Culture Survey demonstrates an improvement in the attitudes and perceptions of surgical team members across New Zealand.

Early implementation evaluation report

PUBLICATION: 2 Oct 2017, Patient Deterioration

Between October 2017 and June 2018, the Commission worked with six early implementation sites to make improvements to their systems through testing the national vital signs chart, New Zealand early warning score and other tools and guidance.

Update on reducing Staphylococcus aureus related SSI collaborative

NEWS: 25 Sep 2017, Infection Prevention & Control

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has been working over the past year to review literature, propose potential bundle options, and gather feedback from the healthcare sector regarding a pre-operative anti-staphylococcal bundle

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Newly updated falls 10 Topics now available

NEWS: 29 Aug 2017, Reducing Harm from Falls

The 10 Topics in reducing harm from falls are learning activities for people who want to know more about how to prevent falls and reduce harm from falls in older people.