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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.

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.

Automated data collection system being tested

NEWS: 21 Aug 2015, Infection Prevention & Control

The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Surgical Site Infection Improvement (SSII) programme has simplified the way data relating to interventions for cardiac surgery is collected, and an automated approach is being tested.

New resources to improve patient safety in theatre

NEWS: 18 Sep 2014, Safe Surgery NZ

The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Reducing Perioperative Harm programme has two new videos to add to the growing list of resources focused on improving teamwork and communication.

New e-Incident management project kicks into action!

NEWS: 1 Sep 2014

Work has now commenced on a new electronic incident management system for South Island DHBs; a project which promises to improve patient safety outcomes and support a reduction in all types of risk for DHB patients, staff and visitors across the region.

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.

Guidelines: Clipping not shaving intervention guidelines

PUBLICATION: 7 Mar 2014, Infection Prevention & Control

This document has been produced to encourage health care professionals to clip, not shave, hair prior to surgery to improve the safety and quality of care that patients receive.

Surgical skin antisepsis

NEWS: 24 Feb 2014, Infection Prevention & Control

Surgical skin antisepsis is one of the key interventions of the Commission’s national Surgical Site Infection Improvement (SSII) Programme, led by Auckland and Canterbury DHBs.

Guidelines: Surgical skin antisepsis preparation

PUBLICATION: 11 Feb 2014, Infection Prevention & Control

This document has been produced to encourage health care professionals to use skin antisepsis preparation more effectively to improve the safety and quality of care that patients receive.

Video: Antibiotic Intervention

PUBLICATION: 18 Dec 2013, Infection Prevention & Control

This video outlines the Surgical Site Infection Improvement Programme's guidelines for the appropriate use of surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis – the first in a series of interventions.

Guidelines: Surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis

PUBLICATION: 3 Dec 2013, Infection Prevention & Control

This document has been produced to encourage health care professionals to use surgical prophylaxis more effectively to improve the safety and quality of care that patients receive.