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Health quality improvement scholarships awarded

NEWS: 5 Jul 2013

Associate Minister Jo Goodhew has congratulated 16 health professionals who have won scholarships to take part in the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s improvement advisor professional development programme.

New health data will help drive improvements in patient safety

NEWS: 27 Jun 2013, Health Quality Intelligence

The publication of new health data will encourage district health boards (DHBs) to consistently put in place steps to improve patient safety, says Professor Alan Merry, Chair of the Health Quality & Safety Commission.

April Falls 2013: quiz answers

PUBLICATION: 14 Jun 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

This document provides the final answers for the inaugural April Falls quiz.

Gillian Robb talks about the IHI Global Trigger Tool

PUBLICATION: 31 May 2013, Adverse Events

Gillian Robb talks about the IHI Global Trigger Tool, a methodology developed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement to identify patient harm that occurs in health care organisations.

First DHB signs pledge to improve patient safety

NEWS: 22 May 2013

Tairawhiti District Health’s decision to become the first district health board in New Zealand to sign a certificate pledging support for the new national patient safety campaign has been welcomed by Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew.

Videos from the Global Trigger Tools workshop

PUBLICATION: 10 May 2013, Adverse Events

Videos of speakers from the Global Trigger Tools workshop held at Ko Awatea and sponsored by the Health Quality & Safety Commission and First, Do No Harm.