PUBLICATION: 28 Sep 2017, Reducing Harm from Falls
Presentations are now online from the '3-Nation approach to reducing harm from falls' workshops
EVENT: 13 Sep 2017, Reducing Harm from Falls
Three nations come together to share evidence-based knowledge, translate that knowledge into practice and share learnings.
MEDIA RELEASE: 2 Dec 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is celebrating the success of New Zealand public hospitals in reducing the number of in-hospital falls that result in a broken hip. New Zealand appears to be the first country to achieve this on a national scale.
NEWS: 24 Nov 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls
The Health Quality & Safety Commission will have results of its reducing harm from falls programme published in the New Zealand Medical Journal on 2 December 2016.
NEWS: 30 Jul 2015, Falls
In this webinar the Health Quality & Safety Commission will be joined by Dr Frances Healey, Julie Windsor and Alison Doyle from the NHS. These international experts will give a national and local overview on the challenges and successes of falls initiativ
The Commission recommends evidence-based approaches to risk assessment and care planning and promotes consistency in these processes at a national level.
PUBLICATION: 22 May 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls
The Frances Healey reader is two pages of distilled wisdom from Dr Healey and her colleagues – and highly recommended as a comprehensive but brief overview on falls prevention in hospitals.
NEWS: 16 May 2014, Open for better care
The May 2014 issue of the First, Do No Harm e-newsletter is now available online.
NEWS: 2 May 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls
Leading British patient safety advocate and researcher Dr Frances Healey has held workshops around New Zealand to share knowledge about reducing harm from falls with people in the health and disability sector.
NEWS: 31 Mar 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls
An update for district health boards and other providers on activities for the Commission's April Falls activities.
NEWS: 12 Mar 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls
The Health Quality & Safety Commission's Reducing Harm from Falls programme is planning a number of initiatives for April Falls 2014, with a focus on regional engagement.
EVENT: 10 Apr 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls
Northern regional reducing harm from falls workshop with Dr Frances Healey.
EVENT: 8 Apr 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls
South Island regional falls workshops with Dr Frances Healey.
EVENT: 9 Apr 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls
Combined regional workshop with Midland and Central regions, with Dr Frances Healey.
NEWS: 18 Dec 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls
An update from the Commission's Reducing Harm from Falls programme, covering campaign activities and projects