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Surgical briefing brochure

PUBLICATION: 19 Jun 2019, Safe Surgery NZ

A five-minute team briefing before starting the day’s surgical list reduces patient harm. This brochure answers the most commonly asked questions about introducing a start-of-list briefing.

Surgical briefing poster

PUBLICATION: 19 Jun 2019, Safe Surgery NZ

A five-minute team briefing before starting the day’s surgical list reduces patient harm. This poster outlines the steps required for a start-of-list briefing.

Reducing harm, improving care | He whakaiti wharanga, he whakapai tiakinga

PUBLICATION: 6 Sep 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission

The Health Quality & Safety Commission's work covers an ambitious range of programmes that target critical improvement opportunities in health care facilities throughout New Zealand. These programmes are described briefly in this document.

Kōrero on over-diagnosis and over-treatment with Dr Peter Kuling

NEWS: 9 Apr 2019

A healthy 50-year-old man and father of three was symptom free but proceeded with a PSA test. The results were slightly high, so he went for a biopsy. During the biopsy he got an infection which caused a stroke due to a septic embolus, and he lost f

#O2TheFix toolkit

PUBLICATION: 27 Mar 2019, Medication Safety

Tools developed by Waitematā DHB to encourage the safer prescribing and the best practice use of oxygen therapy, to reduce harm to patients.

Just and fair culture

PUBLICATION: 14 Mar 2019, Medication Safety

This training video illustrates the principles of a just and fair culture; in a just culture, people feel safe and secure to speak up when an error occurs.

New portal for quality and safety marker data

NEWS: 22 Jan 2019, Health Quality Intelligence

The Commission has developed a new online portal to make it easier for district health boards (DHBs) to submit data for its quality and safety markers (QSMs).