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MORSim rollout to start in November

NEWS: 21 Jul 2016

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is supporting MORSim (Multidisciplinary Operating Room Simulation) – a national training intervention programme for surgical teams.

Report finds small increased risk of death from weekend surgery

MEDIA RELEASE: 9 Jun 2016, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

The latest report from the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee (POMRC) has found that there is a slightly greater likelihood that people will die following surgery, if that surgery is carried out in the weekend.

Falls prevention starts in the home

MEDIA RELEASE: 1 Apr 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

As a month-long focus on preventing falls begins, one Upper Hutt resident is well aware of the campaign’s slogan: falls prevention is everyone’s business.

Report reveals surgical death rates

MEDIA RELEASE: 18 Jun 2014, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

Media release from the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee regarding the release of the third report on death rates from surgery and anaesthesia.

Surgical Safety Checklist video released

NEWS: 19 May 2014, Open for better care

As part of the Open for better care national patient safety campaign, the Health Quality & Safety Commission has released a video on the use of the World Health Organization’s surgical safety check list.

Surgeons welcome latest perioperative mortality report

NEWS: 28 Mar 2013, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

Press release from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, welcoming the release of the second Report of the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee (POMRC).

Perioperative mortality review report welcomed

NEWS: 20 Feb 2012, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) welcomes today’s (February 15) release of the inaugural report from New Zealand’s Perioperative Mortality Review Committee (POMRC)

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.