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Inaugural hip fracture registry annual report released

NEWS: 13 Oct 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

The inaugural annual report for the Australian and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry was released in September and four hospitals from New Zealand feature in the report.

Waikato DHB's success with frontline ownership

NEWS: 20 Sep 2016, Infection Prevention & Control

Frontline ownership (FLO) is giving staff at Waikato District Health Board (DHB) a new way of improving patient care, and they are loving every minute of it.

MORSim rollout to start in November

NEWS: 21 Jul 2016

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is supporting MORSim (Multidisciplinary Operating Room Simulation) – a national training intervention programme for surgical teams.

Surgical teamwork and communication

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The Safe Surgery NZ programme aims to reduce harm from surgery by encouraging teams to consistently apply evidence-based practices and safety checks to all patients and improve teamwork and communication.

Postoperative NZ mortality data 'a driver for surgical safety'

NEWS: 7 May 2015, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

The collection of data regarding deaths during and after surgery can be used to influence surgical safety, delegates to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeon’s 84th Annual Scientific Conference have been told.

Nurses on the front line of quality improvement

NEWS: 12 May 2015

The Health Quality & Safety Commission says nurses are well placed to serve on the front line of quality improvement, following in the footsteps of Florence Nightingale, who was born 195 years ago today.

Close collaboration key to ensuring safe use of opioids

NEWS: 30 Apr 2015, Open for better care

Midland Quality Steering Group improvement advisors Charlotte Foley (Lakes District Health Board) and Ros Morell (Waikato District Health Board) are local project leads for the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s national collaborative on the safe use of

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.

MidCentral extends medication safety campaign for another 12 months

NEWS: 2 Apr 2015, Medication

The end of the Open for better care national patient safety campaign’s six-month focus on reducing harm from high-risk medicines is just the beginning for MidCentral District Health Board (DHB) – as it prepares for the start in May of its own year-long me

Trigger Tools

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Helping implement a system to identify and track errors in our hospitals.