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Open4Results – November 2016

PUBLICATION: 31 Oct 2016, Health Quality Intelligence

Open4Results is a six-monthly report on the harm prevented, and money saved, in areas the Health Quality & Safety Commission focuses on or raises awareness about.

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.

Falls prevention in hospital shows benefits as broken hips reduced

MEDIA RELEASE: 1 Apr 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

New data from the Health Quality & Safety Commission show the number of people falling in hospital and breaking their hip is reducing. There were 64 falls in hospital leading to a broken hip in the 12 months to December 2015 – down from 95 in the baseline

Patient Safety Week 2015 evaluation

PUBLICATION: 17 Dec 2015, Patient Safety Week

This document is an evaluation of the activities which took place during Patient Safety Week 2015.

Counties Manukau Health paper on patient experience week

NEWS: 9 Dec 2015, Partners in Care

Alongside colleagues from Auckland District Health Board (DHB) and Waitemata DHB, Counties Manukau held a a week dedicated to focusing on achievements, raising awareness, and creating and sharing new learning across the Auckland region.

Handle antibiotics with care!

NEWS: 19 Nov 2015, Infection Prevention & Control

This week is World Antibiotic Awareness Week and everyone has a part to play in reducing the threat of antibiotic resistance.

Brain injury awareness day

EVENT: 21 Nov 2015, Partners in Care

The New Zealand Brain Injury Support Network is holding a brain injury awareness day on the Rotorua lakefront.

Think VTE this World Thrombosis Day

NEWS: 13 Oct 2015, Safe Surgery NZ

Haematologists at Auckland DHB are joining global health leaders to raise awareness of one of the world’s most preventable hospital deaths.