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Questions and answers about QSMs

PUBLICATION: 29 Aug 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

Questions and answers about the falls QSMs which include a worked example to show how the process measures give us feedback at unit level.

Whanganui DHB highlights the importance of Vitamin D

NEWS: 19 Apr 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

As part of April Falls month, the Whanganui District Health Board (WDHB) is putting the spotlight on Vitamin D, how it can help to reduce harm from falls, what the risks are for those who don’t get enough and the best sources of Vitamin D.

Fall carousel
Falls prevention is everyone's business

NEWS: 5 Apr 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is supporting DHBs which have activities planned to highlight the harm caused by falls, as part of April Falls 2013.

No helmet, no bike

NEWS: 23 Aug 2012, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

NO helmet, no bike. This is the safety message Safekids New Zealand wants parents and caregivers to tell their bicycle-riding children.

WDHB's head nurse welcomes care survey findings

NEWS: 13 Aug 2012, Other Topics

This media release from the Whanganui District Health Board shows how Wanganui Hospital is making good progress in seeking to understand how falls, pressure injuries, incontinence and malnutrition affect our population and how risks can be minimised.

Report looks at deadly impacts of alcohol on children and young people

MEDIA RELEASE: 7 Sep 2011, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

A new report highlights the strong contribution of alcohol to the dramatic increase in the rate of death by injury after the age of fifteen, with many young people becoming victims of their own drinking or the drinking of others.

Child Cycling Injury Prevention Workshops, April to June

NEWS: 20 Mar 2012, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Safekids New Zealand invites community groups and organisations across the country with an interest in child injury prevention, to attend its free workshops focusing on ‘Child Cycling Injury Prevention’ and ‘Safety Out & About’.

Commission praises post-quake professionalism of health workers

MEDIA RELEASE: 24 Feb 2012

The Health Quality & Safety Commission would like to acknowledge the expertise and dedication of health professionals who have worked tirelessly in the past year to help people recover from injuries caused by Christchurch’s earthquake on 22 February last

Commission praises post-quake professionalism of health workers

NEWS: 24 Feb 2012

The Health Quality & Safety Commission would like to acknowledge the expertise and dedication of health professionals who have worked tirelessly in the past year to help people recover from injuries caused by Christchurch’s earthquake on 22 February last

Greater awareness needed of risks for children around cars

NEWS: 13 May 2011, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

The Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee is calling for greater efforts and awareness to protect young children from the risks of slow moving vehicles, especially in household driveways.

Report looks at deadly impacts of alcohol on children and young people

NEWS: 7 Sep 2011, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

A new report highlights the strong contribution of alcohol to the dramatic increase in the rate of death by injury after the age of fifteen, with many young people becoming victims of their own drinking or the drinking of others.