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DHB initiatives help make Patient Safety Week a success

NEWS: 18 Nov 2014, Patient Safety Week

Identifying hazards in a mock lounge, 400 staff wearing 100 T-shirts, and a whole lot of elephants – these were just some of the district health board-inspired initiatives that helped make the inaugural Patient Safety Week a success.

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.

Dr James Bagian features on Breakfast show

NEWS: 3 Nov 2014, Patient Safety Week

TV ONE interviewed Dr James Bagian, former NASA astronaut, on the Breakfast show today about links between the aviation industry and improving patient safety.

Event listing: Blood clots and you podcast

EVENT: 13 Oct 2014, Surgery

Southern Cross Hospitals are presenting a podcast on venous thromboembolism (VTE), as part of the Reducing Perioperative Harm focus of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Open for better care campaign.

Podcast: Blood clots and you

NEWS: 13 Oct 2014, Surgery

A new podcast from Southern Cross Hospitals presents information on venous thromboembolism (VTE), as part of the Reducing Perioperative Harm focus of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Open for better care campaign.

Blood clots can kill

NEWS: 1 Oct 2014, Surgery

Preventing venous thromboembolism (VTE) is part of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s ongoing Reducing Perioperative Harm programme. The Open for better care campaign promoted VTE risk assessments and appropriate intervention for all patients

Perioperative harm prevention in the media

NEWS: 1 Oct 2014, Surgery

The perioperative harm focus of Open for better care has had a great amount of exposure in the media during the focus period of April–September 2014.

Promoting teamwork and communication in theatre

NEWS: 1 Oct 2014, Surgery

The perioperative harm focus of Open for better care has told the stories of district health boards leading change and promoting teamwork and communication in theatre.

Improving patient safety in the operating theatre

NEWS: 30 Sep 2014, Surgery

From April to September the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Reducing Perioperative Harm programme has been the focus of the Open for better care patient safety campaign.

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.