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Frailty care guides | Ngā aratohu maimoa hauwarea

PUBLICATION: 12 Sep 2019, Aged Residential Care

The frailty care guides are a suite of 26 nursing decision support tools covering the spectrum of frailty from deterioration to communication and advance treatment planning.

Local child and youth mortality review members meet in Nelson

NEWS: 15 Nov 2018, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

The Health Quality & Safety Commission recently facilitated a successful workshop for members of local child and youth mortality review panels. The workshop took place in Nelson on 6–7 November 2018.

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NEWS: 27 Jun 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission

Introduced in 2016, Choosing Wisely encourages health professionals to talk with patients about unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures; and patients to discuss with their health professional whether they really need a particular intervention.

Pressure injuries: John’s story

PUBLICATION: 12 Aug 2016, Pressure Injury Prevention

John, a widower of 71 and recently retired, was admitted to hospital with an ischaemic leg, and developed a pressure injury.

Change to orthopaedic surgery reporting

NEWS: 22 Sep 2016, Infection Prevention & Control

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has decided to stop reporting skin antisepsis preparation as a quality and safety marker (QSM) for orthopaedic surgery. Reporting on skin antisepsis preparation will continue for cardiac surgery.