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Closing the gap: The Safe Childbirth Checklist from WHO

NEWS: 4 Feb 2011, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

Global figures indicate that a majority of high-risk countries have achieved insufficient progress towards reducing child mortality rates and reducing the maternal mortality ratio, according to a recently released report.

Commission Chair urges correct use of Surgical Safety Checklist

NEWS: 16 Jul 2011, Safe Surgery NZ

The World Health Organization (WHO) launched the Surgical Safety Checklist in 2009, and on the face of it, uptake has been impressive. Three large studies published in major journals all show substantial reductions in mortality and morbidity.

Making New Zealand Hospitals Safer

NEWS: 17 Nov 2010, Adverse Events

The Commission has released the 2009/2010 report of serious and sentinel events across the country’s District Health Boards (DHBs).

Expressions of interest sought – Clinical Lead, Global Trigger Tools

NEWS: 20 Dec 2011, Adverse Events

Expressions of interest are sought from professionals across the health and disability sector to support the work of the Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission) in relation to the development of its Global Trigger Tool work programme.

Expressions of interest – Clinical Leader, Reportable Events

NEWS: 20 Dec 2011, Adverse Events

Expressions of interest are sought from professionals working in the health and disability sector, to support the work of the Commission in its role in relation to reportable events and serious and sentinel events.

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