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Family violence committee backs strangulation recommendation

MEDIA RELEASE: 8 Mar 2016, Family Violence Death Review Committee

The Family Violence Death Review Committee (the FVDRC) welcomes comments by Justice Minister Amy Adams supporting efforts to make non-fatal strangulation a specific crime.

Agencies need to change response to family violence

MEDIA RELEASE: 25 Feb 2016, Family Violence Death Review Committee

The Family Violence Death Review Committee (FVDRC) says agencies must take more responsibility for the safety of family violence victims, rather than expecting victims to keep themselves safe from abusive partners.

Report shows significant reduction in stillbirths

MEDIA RELEASE: 23 Jun 2015, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

The Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee’s (PMMRC’s) ninth annual report shows there was one death for every 100 babies born in New Zealand in 2013.

New Zealand Health Quality & Safety Commission – Making progress

NEWS: 7 Apr 2015, Health Quality & Safety Commission

Since forming four years ago, the New Zealand Health Quality & Safety Commission has made great progress and is now entering, which its chief executive Dr Janice Wilson calls ‘the second phase’ of its life.

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Committee calls for radical change towards family violence

MEDIA RELEASE: 26 Jun 2014, Family Violence Death Review Committee

The fourth report from the Family Violence Death Review Committee (FVDRC) calls for a radical change in the way New Zealand responds to its most dangerous and chronic cases of family violence.

Review of the National Mortality Review Programme concludes

NEWS: 27 Nov 2013

The Commission contracted independent consultants MartinJenkins to undertake a review in 2012, to consider how to strengthen mortality review to improve outcomes, increase sustainability and deliver a more coherent and cooperative programme for NZ.

New expert advisory group on family violence announced

NEWS: 3 Oct 2013, Family Violence Death Review Committee

The Associate Minister for Social Development, Tariana Turia today announced the establishment of an Expert Advisory Group on Family Violence in New Zealand.

Victim Support newsletter - August 2013

PUBLICATION: 5 Sep 2013, Family Violence Death Review Committee

A newsletter from Victim Support including an update on the Family Violence Death Review Committee report.

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.