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Report shows significant reduction in stillbirths

MEDIA RELEASE: 23 Jun 2015, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

The Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee’s (PMMRC’s) ninth annual report shows there was one death for every 100 babies born in New Zealand in 2013.

New areas allow greater understanding of perioperative harm

NEWS: 15 Jun 2015, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

The fourth report of the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee covering the period from 2008-2012 includes several new areas: coronary artery bypass grafts (CABG), percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PCTA), bariatric surgery and severe post

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.

Registration open for the annual POMRC workshop [CLOSED]

NEWS: 21 Apr 2015, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

Registration is open for the annual workshop of the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee, (POMRC) to be held on 15 June 2015 at the Heritage Hotel in Auckland.

Safety checks for swimming pools help prevent drowning

MEDIA RELEASE: 10 Dec 2014, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Is the latch on the gate to your swimming pool working properly? Are there any parts of the fence small children might crawl under? Checking these and other aspects of a pool is one of the things New Zealanders can do to help children stay safe...

Briefing to the incoming Minister of Health: October 2014

PUBLICATION: 21 Nov 2014, Health Quality & Safety Commission

This briefing to the incoming Minister of Health outlines the role of the Health Quality & Safety Commission in improving the quality and safety of the health and disability sector.

GPs’ role in preventing VTE in surgical patients

NEWS: 3 Nov 2014, Safe Surgery NZ

Blood clots and YOU is a new venous thromboembolism (VTE) brochure developed by Southern Cross Hospitals as a resource for GPs to share and discuss with patients going on to surgery.