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New report shows improved patient care

NEWS: 31 Oct 2016, Health Quality Intelligence

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is celebrating improved patient care as Patient Safety Week begins, with the release of a new report – Open4Results.

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.

Frequently asked questions about the Safe Surgery NZ programme

PUBLICATION: 1 Jul 2016, Safe Surgery NZ

This document covers frequently asked questions for the Safe Surgery NZ programme including the surgical safety checklist, briefing, debriefing and collection of data for the safe surgery quality and safety marker.

Information about the Safe Surgery NZ programme quality and safety marker

PUBLICATION: 28 Nov 2019, Safe Surgery NZ

This factsheet is provided to support district health board (DHB) surgical teams in their work to measure the impact of the teamwork and communication interventions and submit quality and safety marker (QSM) data to the Health Quality & Safety Commission.

Multidisciplinary focus on reducing surgical site infections

NEWS: 17 Mar 2016, Infection Prevention & Control

Capital & Coast District Health Board (DHB) has achieved 100 percent compliance in all three surgical site infection (SSI) quality safety markers for a second consecutive reporting period.

Survey shows surgical teams working well together

MEDIA RELEASE: 18 Dec 2015, Safe Surgery NZ

As part of the evaluation of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s (the Commission) Safe Surgery NZ programme, a baseline national survey of district health board (DHB) surgical staff has been undertaken.

Advance care planning practitioner training in 2016

NEWS: 16 Dec 2015

Places are still available for advance care planning (ACP) level 2 practitioner training being held throughout the country by the Advance Care Planning Cooperative in the first half of 2016.

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.