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Aotearoa Patient Safety Day 2021 | Te Rā Haumaru Tūroro o Aotearoa 2021

NEWS: 2 Jun 2021, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

Planning for Aotearoa Patient Safety Day 2021 | Te Rā Haumaru Tūroro o Aotearoa 2021 on Friday 17 September continues. The focus for 2021 is maternal and newborn safety, aligning with the theme of the World Health Organization’s Global Patient Safety Day.

International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare (Asia) 2021

EVENT: 25 Nov 2021, Health Quality & Safety Commission

Now taking place as a virtual conference, the International Forum Asia will showcase strategies from local experts and the international community, addressing regional needs and bringing the best of global learning to the region.

Urgent global action needed on the overuse of antibiotics

NEWS: 18 Nov 2020, Infection Prevention & Control

As a result of increasing levels of antimicrobial resistance, antibiotics and other antimicrobial medicines are becoming ineffective, and health workers and the public are urged to unite to take action.

#MedSafetyWeek 2020 urges reporting of adverse drug reactions

NEWS: 3 Nov 2020, Medication Safety

From 2 to 6 November 2020, medicines regulators around the globe will be joining forces to launch a social media campaign that raises awareness of adverse drug reactions. The theme for 2020 is ‘Your report matters’.

Global Handwashing Day – 15 October 2020

NEWS: 7 Oct 2020, Infection Prevention & Control

It's Global Handwashing Day on 15 October! This year’s theme is 'Hand Hygiene for All', a reminder that we must work toward universal access and practice of handwashing with soap for now and for a healthy future.

Aotearoa Patient Safety Day date and theme confirmed

NEWS: 20 Aug 2020, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

The Health Quality & Safety Commission will promote Te Rā Haumaru Tūroro o Aotearoa | Aotearoa Patient Safety Day on 17 November 2020. The theme is Getting through together | Whāia e tātou te pae tawhiti.

Sharing experiences to learn

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We can learn a great deal from adaptations made by the health and disability sector during the COVID pandemic, and through learning, provide better, more equitable and accessible services and be better prepared for future challenges.

Leadership

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Information to support leaders in their roles through maintaining their own wellbeing in times of crisis, enabling them to care for the teams they work with.

Patient Safety Week update – 24 July 2019

NEWS: 24 Jul 2019, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

Planning for Patient Safety Week 2019 is well underway. Our main resource, training and education videos focusing on implicit bias in health care, are being filmed and feature a range of subject-matter experts.

Design for Health Symposium 2019

EVENT: 19 Sep 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission

The Design for Health Symposium 2019 is a gathering of perspectives to explore the emerging field of ‘Design for Health’—what it is, what the challenges are, and what the opportunities might be in the future.

Colourism: Skin deep

BLOG POST

In this blog, Rangimaarie Painting, a student from the University of Auckland on placement with the Health Quality & Safety Commission, discusses the concept of colourism.