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Hip Op-eration heads to Mt Maunganui

NEWS: 11 Nov 2015, Falls

Residents at Mt Maunganui’s Ocean Shores Village must have some fantastic (non-slip) dancing shoes, which have seen them win the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s falls video competition.

Stand up to falls campaign topic comes to an end

NEWS: 27 Oct 2015, Falls

The fifth Open for better care campaign topic, Stand up to falls, has now finished. It had a strong focus on the benefits of an integrated approach to falls prevention and encouraging providers to work together with their primary and community care partne

Next week is Patient Safety Week!

NEWS: 27 Oct 2015, Patient Safety Week

Patient Safety Week runs from 1 to 7 November 2015. The purpose of the week is to show patients we strive to provide the best and safest care possible, every time. The theme of the week is ‘Let’s talk’ and there are a range of resources that focus on good

Falls limerick competition winner

NEWS: 26 Sep 2015, Falls

The Health Quality & Safety Commission would like to congratulate Faye Logan at Canterbury District Health Board, who has won the Commission's limerick competition.

Think VTE this World Thrombosis Day

NEWS: 13 Oct 2015, Safe Surgery NZ

Haematologists at Auckland DHB are joining global health leaders to raise awareness of one of the world’s most preventable hospital deaths.

Falls wall a multidisciplinary team effort

NEWS: 9 Jul 2015, Falls

A wall promoting falls prevention efforts at Counties Manukau Health's Middlemore Hospital was a multidisciplinary team effort, says patient safety manager Jacqueline Ryan.

Tairawhiti DHB stands up to falls

NEWS: 2 Jun 2015, Falls

Tairawhiti District Health Board (DHB) is standing up to falls with their new wall canvas from the Open for better care campaign.