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Patient Safety Week 2016 evaluation

PUBLICATION: 13 Dec 2016, Patient Safety Week

This document is an evaluation of the activities which took place during Patient Safety Week 2016.

Patient Safety Week a hit once again

NEWS: 25 Nov 2016, Patient Safety Week

Patient Safety Week has come and gone for another year and it was a huge success. The Health Quality & Safety Commission, in partnership with ACC, promoted the week.

Hospitals are looking for better safety for patients

NEWS: 5 Nov 2016, Patient Safety Week

Let's Talk. That is the theme for Hauora Tairāwhiti and other health boards during Patient Safety Week, when the emphasis is on better communication between patient, whānau and health professionals.

New Plymouth Injury Safe supports Patient Safety Week

NEWS: 1 Nov 2016, Patient Safety Week

New Plymouth Injury Safe is once again supporting good communication between patients, whānau and Taranaki DHB staff, the focus of this year’s Patient Safety Week, a national campaign which runs from 30 October to 5 November.

Taranaki DHB promotes 'Let’s Talk' message

NEWS: 31 Oct 2016, Patient Safety Week

Good communication between patients, whānau and Taranaki DHB staff is the focus of this year’s Patient Safety Week, a national campaign which runs from 30 October to 5 November.

Management of the advance care planning programme and training

NEWS: 12 Oct 2016

The National Advance Care Planning Cooperative has been working with the Health Quality & Safety Commission and the 20 district health boards (DHBs) to find support and funding for advance care planning governance and activities for the 2016–17 year.

Change to orthopaedic surgery reporting

NEWS: 22 Sep 2016, Infection Prevention & Control

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has decided to stop reporting skin antisepsis preparation as a quality and safety marker (QSM) for orthopaedic surgery. Reporting on skin antisepsis preparation will continue for cardiac surgery.

Advance Care Planning Forum: Call for posters

NEWS: 5 Sep 2016

If you’re planning on going to the first national Advance Care Planning (ACP) forum Lifting the lid on death and dying in November, why not submit a poster too?

Let's talk Patient Safety Week 2016

NEWS: 10 Jun 2016, Patient Safety Week

Patient Safety Week 2016 will run from Sunday 30 October to Saturday 5 November 2016. The Commission has worked with a sector group, including quality and risk managers, consumers and representatives from primary care to develop the approach.

How leadership helps to reduce harm from falls

NEWS: 28 Apr 2016, Falls

Sandy Blake, director of nursing at Whanganui DHB with significant experience in patient safety, describes the role of clinical leadership in driving quality improvement in reducing harm from falls.

Orders open for April Falls 2016 resources

NEWS: 25 Feb 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

April Falls 2016 is one month away and we have lots planned, as will many of you. This year’s national theme will embrace ‘prevention right through to review and learning from falls events’.