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Making New Zealand Hospitals Safer

NEWS: 17 Nov 2010, Adverse Events

The Commission has released the 2009/2010 report of serious and sentinel events across the country’s District Health Boards (DHBs).

Expressions of interest sought – Clinical Lead, Global Trigger Tools

NEWS: 20 Dec 2011, Adverse Events

Expressions of interest are sought from professionals across the health and disability sector to support the work of the Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission) in relation to the development of its Global Trigger Tool work programme.

Baby loss awareness week

NEWS: 12 Oct 2011, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

This week is Baby Loss Awareness Week.

Med Safety Pamphlets 2
Medication Safety pamphlets

PUBLICATION: 29 Oct 2011, Medication Safety

Medicine reconciliation pamphlets for people coming into hospital

Med Safety Pamphlets 2
New medication safety pamphlets

NEWS: 29 Oct 2011, Medication Safety

These support the Commission’s Medication Safety programme by raising awareness of the importance of medicine reconciliation and the process involved in reconciling a patient’s medicines.

New hand hygiene website

NEWS: 16 Nov 2011, Infection Prevention & Control

CLEAN HANDS SAVE LIVES New website promotes hand hygiene patient safety message

Finding Hope

PUBLICATION: 19 Dec 2011, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

Finding Hope is a private trust that states its aim as "helping mothers find their wings".

Health literacy


The goal of this work stream is to raise awareness among health providers about their role in communicating health information so consumers will understand. We do this by developing tools and resources.