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POMRC workshop brings data to life

NEWS: 8 May 2014, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

Two distinguished international speakers, an interactive hypothetical case study, and a doctor’s perspective on being a patient will be among the highlights of the annual POMRC workshop.

Prof Alan Merry awarded the 2013 Gluckman Medal

NEWS: 4 Nov 2013

Professor Alan Merry has been awarded the 2013 Gluckman Medal, the University of Auckland Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences' premier recognition of research excellence.

Commission chair receives international honour

NEWS: 23 Oct 2013

The Health Quality & Safety Commission congratulates board chair Professor Alan Merry, on being awarded an honorary membership of the American Society of Anaesthesiology (ASA).

Dr Leona Wilson awarded ANZCAs highest honour

NEWS: 18 Jun 2013, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

Dr Leona Wilson, chair of the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee, was recently awarded the Robert Orton Medal for distinguished service to anaesthesia.

Report sheds light on surgery-related deaths

NEWS: 27 Mar 2013, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

A new report out today sheds light on the death rates from four areas of surgery and anaesthesia, and recommends improvements to the way patients are assessed for risk.

Staying alive after surgery

EVENT: 13 Jun 2013, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

Inaugural workshop of the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee.

First steps towards national post-surgery mortality review system

NEWS: 6 Mar 2012, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

Having a better understanding of deaths that occur in the days and weeks following surgery and anaesthesia will help reduce harm to patients, says the Chair of the Health Quality & Safety Commission.

Commission Chair urges correct use of Surgical Safety Checklist

NEWS: 16 Jul 2011, Safe Surgery NZ

The World Health Organization (WHO) launched the Surgical Safety Checklist in 2009, and on the face of it, uptake has been impressive. Three large studies published in major journals all show substantial reductions in mortality and morbidity.