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Free pressure injury seminars featuring Professor Keith Harding

EVENT: 11 Apr 2016, Other Topics

These free seminars will suit health care management, nurses, doctors and hospital health care assistants, and provide high-level ideas, thoughtprovoking approaches and world-leading advice about preventing pressure injuries.

Preventing pressure injuries in New Zealand

NEWS: 21 Jan 2016, Other Topics

The Health Quality & Safety Commission, ACC and the Ministry of Health have released a report that looks at the economic and social harm caused by pressure injuries.

Stay independent falls prevention toolkit for primary care

NEWS: 10 Jul 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

To support the Health Quality & Safety Commission's Reducing Harm from Falls programme focus on and engagement with primary care, a falls prevention toolkit has been developed by in partnership with bpacnz

Stay independent falls prevention toolkit for clinicians

PUBLICATION: 10 Jul 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

The stay independent toolkit for clinicians comprises a booklet, a poster suitable for waiting room display and a consumer brochure which encourages older people to self-assess their falls risk and follow that with a conversation with their health profess

Dr Frances Healey shares latest falls prevention research

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.

Dame Kate Harcourt supports April Falls 2014 themes

NEWS: 9 Apr 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

Dame Kate Harcourt knows first-hand the impact a fall can have, and is telling her story as April Falls month gets under way. She supports the idea that preventing falls is everyone’s business.

Falls prevention highlighted in April

NEWS: 7 Apr 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

Healthcare providers around New Zealand are raising awareness of the importance of falls prevention during the month-long April Falls promotion.

Consider the safety of children this Children’s Day

NEWS: 26 Feb 2014, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Safekids Aotearoa and the Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee (CYMRC) are encouraging families to celebrate Children's Day by assessing how safe their children are at home, on the road, around moving vehicles, and in the presence of alcohol.

Latest trauma management information published

NEWS: 8 Nov 2013, Health Quality Intelligence

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has published information about the way district health boards (DHBs) are managing the treatment of major trauma-related injuries.