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Ask, Assess, Act

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The Commission has developed the ask, assess, act initiative, as clinical guidelines recommend routine screening for falls risk for all older people.

The physician's role in medicine reconciliation

NEWS: 15 Jul 2013, Medication Safety

This resource from the Americal Medical Association provides an excellent framework for doctors to understand their personal roles and responsibilities within medicine reconciliation.

Family violence report released

NEWS: 27 Jun 2013, Family Violence Death Review Committee

Following a review of family violence deaths, the Family Violence Death Review Committee (FVDRC) is recommending developing a multi-agency case management process for high-risk cases of family violence.

Falling costs: the case for investment

PUBLICATION: 12 Jun 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

This is the summary, full report and authors presentation by Associate Professor M Clare Robertson and Professor A John Campbell, Department of Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, December 2012.

Falling costs: the case for investment

PUBLICATION: 12 Jun 2013, Falls

This is the summary, full report and authors presentation by Associate Professor M Clare Robertson and Professor A John Campbell, Department of Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, December 2012.

Tall Man lettering

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Tall Man lettering is an error prevention strategy used to reduce the risk of look-alike and sound-alike medicine names errors.

Falling costs: the case for investment summary

PUBLICATION: 14 May 2013, Falls

Summary of a report by Associate Professor M Clare Robertson and Professor A John Campbell, Department of Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, December 2012.

Project reduces infections in intensive care units

NEWS: 19 Feb 2013, Infection Prevention & Control

Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew has welcomed a report linking a national quality and safety project to a reduction in blood stream infections.

The economics of patient safety in acute care

NEWS: 24 Jul 2012, Adverse Events

A study has calculated that the economic burden of adverse events in Canadian acute care hospitals in 2009-10 was an estimated CAN$1.1 billion, including $397 million for incidents that were preventable.

Basic hand hygiene important in control of superbugs

MEDIA RELEASE: 16 Jul 2012, Infection Prevention & Control

Basic hand hygiene is vital when it comes to reducing the spread of multi-antibiotic resistant bacteria like MRSA and ESBL says the Health Quality & Safety Commission.

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Basic hand hygiene important in control of superbugs

NEWS: 16 Jul 2012, Infection Prevention & Control

Basic hand hygiene is vital when it comes to reducing the spread of multi-antibiotic resistant bacteria like MRSA and ESBL says the Health Quality & Safety Commission.

Co-design

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Partners in Care is a six- to eight-month programme brought to you by the Health Quality & Safety Commission with a focus on consumer engagement, using the National Health Service Institute’s Experience-Based Design programme.