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December 2016 'Let's Talk Triggers' out now

NEWS: 16 Dec 2016, Adverse Events

The December 2016 edition of Let's Talk Triggers, a quarterly newsletter from the Commission's Global Trigger Tools programme containing updates, trigger tool tips, featured articles and other items on patient safety.

Trigger tool learning case template

PUBLICATION: 7 Sep 2015, Adverse Events

This learning case template aims to alert the health care team to findings from a medical record review using the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Trigger Tool.

Third national trigger tool workshop a success

NEWS: 27 Mar 2015, Adverse Events

The third national trigger tool workshop was held on 9 March 2015 at Ko Awatea in Auckland, and was sponsored by the Health Quality & Safety Commission and First, Do No Harm.

Trigger Tools


Helping implement a system to identify and track errors in our hospitals.

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.

Gillian Robb talks about the IHI Global Trigger Tool

PUBLICATION: 31 May 2013, Adverse Events

Gillian Robb talks about the IHI Global Trigger Tool, a methodology developed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement to identify patient harm that occurs in health care organisations.

Revised Global Trigger Tool Implementation Guide 2014

PUBLICATION: 12 Nov 2014, Adverse Events

The Global Trigger Tool Guide and appendices provide useful information about using the GTT, including managing data, standard operating procedures, reporting, triggers, performance indicators, and identifying opportunities for improvement.

Clinical Lead for Global Trigger Tools programme appointed

NEWS: 28 Jun 2012, Adverse Events

Gillian Robb has been appointed as the Clinical Lead for the Commission’s Global Trigger Tools work programme. Gillian is a professional teaching fellow at Auckland University, and a Senior Quality Manager at Counties Manukau DHB

Deciphering harm measurement

NEWS: 30 May 2012, Adverse Events

The need for agreement on how harm rates should be measured and tracked is highlighted in the Journal of the American Medical Association this week.