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Analgesic use for chronic pain

PUBLICATION: 27 Apr 2018, Medication Safety

Chronic pain should be carefully evaluated to decide which analgesic (pain reliever) is appropriate.

Live Stronger for Longer theme of April Falls campaign

MEDIA RELEASE: 3 Apr 2018, Reducing Harm from Falls

Live Stronger for Longer is the theme of this year’s ‘April Falls’ campaign. The annual campaign raises awareness of the harm caused by falls, and what can be done to prevent them.

Live Stronger for Longer theme of April Falls campaign

NEWS: 3 Apr 2018, Reducing Harm from Falls

Live Stronger for Longer is the theme of this year’s ‘April Falls’ campaign. The annual campaign raises awareness of the harm caused by falls, and what can be done to prevent them.

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Great participation in Patient Safety Week 2017

NEWS: 23 Nov 2017, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

A huge thank you to everyone who supported Patient Safety Week 2017. The week, which was focused on medication safety, ran from 5 to 11 November and saw a record number of resources ordered.

Ensuring a safety net of care after a heart attack

NEWS: 21 Aug 2017, Primary Care

It takes a village to look after a patient following an acute coronary event and that’s what Nelson Marlborough Health (Nelson Marlborough District Health Board) cardiology services and their extended community team are aiming to achieve.

Tackling diabetes in the Hutt Valley

NEWS: 21 Aug 2017, Primary Care

Primary health organisation Te Awakairangi Health Network and HUCHS received support from the Commission to undertake a diabetes improvement project. It is one of the three successful initiatives supported by the Commission’s Whakakotahi programme.

April Falls update 2017

NEWS: 3 Apr 2017, Reducing Harm from Falls

An update on April Falls, a national initiative to promote falls reduction in health care settings.

Open Forum: Atlas of Variation, Maps to Better Care

EVENT: 9 May 2017, Health Quality Intelligence

Professor Thérèse Stukel and Dr Dominik Von Stillfried will set the scene for a day focused on variations analyses, atlases of health care variation and how they can be used to address variation.

Commission supports World Osteoporosis Day

NEWS: 13 Oct 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

The Health Quality & Safety Commission supports the International Osteoporosis Foundation’s World Osteoporosis Day on 20 October 2016, as part of its ongoing commitment to an integrated approach to falls and fracture management in New Zealand.

Professor Anne Duggan on understanding and acting on variation

NEWS: 13 Sep 2016, Building Leadership & Capability

‘Variation: the good, the bad and the inexplicable’ was the topic covered by Professor Anne Duggan, Senior Medical Advisor at the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, at the latest Open Forum: International Speaker Series event.

Clinical care standard for hip fracture care

PUBLICATION: 13 Sep 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

The clinical care standard for hip fracture care provide evidence-based guidance for clinicians, service providers and consumers on the quality of service for hip fracture care.