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Scottish Patient Safety Programme

PUBLICATION: 20 Dec 2016, Building Leadership & Capability

The Scottish Patient Safety Programme aims to improve the safety and reliability of health care and reduce harm, whenever care is delivered.

FVDRC welcomes announcement of Integrated Safety Response model

MEDIA RELEASE: 13 Apr 2016, Family Violence Death Review Committee

The Family Violence Death Review Committee (FVDRC) welcomes the opportunities the Integrated Safety Response (ISR) model, announced today, brings to help protect victims of family violence.

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.

The talk was walked during Patient Safety Week

NEWS: 17 Nov 2015, Open for better care

Let’s talk was promoted widely throughout the country during Patient Safety Week, 1 to 7 November. The Commission would like to thank all those who helped make the week such a success.

Preventing VTE


The Safe Surgery NZ programme is working to raise awareness of VTE, the importance of assessing risk of VTE and acting on the findings of that assessment.

Entries for the April Falls display photo competition

NEWS: 27 May 2015, Falls

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has asked people to send in photographs of their April Falls display – the best of which will win its sender a box of chocolate fish to share with their April Falls team.

Adolescent and young adult standards of care workshop

EVENT: 27 Feb 2015, Partners in Care

The Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Network and the Ministry of Health are holding a workshop to discuss the development of standards of care that recognise the unique preferences, values and needs of 12-24 year olds diagnosed with cancer...