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Children living in poorest areas three times more likely to die

MEDIA RELEASE: 26 Apr 2018, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Children and young people living in the most deprived areas are three times more likely to die in childhood or adolescence than those living in the least deprived areas, a report has found.

Open4Results – December 2017

PUBLICATION: 14 Dec 2017, Health Quality Intelligence

Open4Results is a six-monthly report on the harm prevented, and money saved, in areas the Health Quality & Safety Commission focuses on or raises awareness about.

12th Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee report released

NEWS: 13 Apr 2017, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

This report, covering 2011-15, shows that in 2015, 536 children and young people died which is more than in the previous two years (486 in 2014, and 516 in 2013), but fewer than in the years prior.

New report shows improved patient care

NEWS: 31 Oct 2016, Health Quality Intelligence

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is celebrating improved patient care as Patient Safety Week begins, with the release of a new report – Open4Results.

Report shows fewer child and youth deaths

MEDIA RELEASE: 3 Jun 2016, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

New figures from the Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee (CYMRC) show deaths of children and young people continue to decline. In 2014, 488 children and young people aged 28 days to 24 years died, compared with 620 deaths in 2010.

Fewer babies dying in their sleep

NEWS: 4 Dec 2015, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Figures just released from the Health Quality Safety Commission for 2014 show 40 babies died in 2014 from SUDI or sudden, unexpected death in infancy. On average, there were 47 deaths per year in the five years to 2014.

Safe sleep videos from Northland DHB

PUBLICATION: 5 Dec 2014, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Northland District Health Board (DHB), in conjunction with the regional Child Health Network and Whakawhetu, has produced four television commercials promoting SUDI prevention with the acronym PEPE - Place, Eliminate, Position and Encourage.

Sudden infant death rates on the decline

NEWS: 6 Dec 2013, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew has today, on Safe Sleep Day, welcomed a decline in sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI).

Northland DHB launches safe sleep TV commercials

NEWS: 5 Dec 2013, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

With one of the highest rates for SUDI in New Zealand the Northland DHB (in conjunction with the regional Child Health Network and Whakawhetu) has produced four television commercials promoting SUDI prevention.

Helping babies sleep safely

NEWS: 6 Dec 2013, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Put babies to sleep on their backs and make sure their faces are clear of bedding – those are two of the messages for parents during Safe Sleep Day today.

International conference hears many sudden infant deaths preventable

NEWS: 24 Oct 2012, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

This article provides knowledge and insights into sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI) from a conference in the United States recently, attended by New Zealand child mortality experts and international specialists.

Commission writes to DHBs about SUDI prevention

NEWS: 20 Jul 2012, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has written to district health boards asking them to prioritise the prevention of Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI).