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New DHB guide for consumer engagement

NEWS: 30 Jun 2015, Partners in Care

The Health Quality & Safety Commission's Partners in Care programme has released a new guide promoting consumer engagement in New Zealand district health boards (DHBs).

Hand hygiene – celebrating ongoing improvement

NEWS: 7 May 2015, Infection Prevention & Control

The latest national hand hygiene audit shows district health boards (DHBs) are well on the way to achieving 80 percent hand hygiene compliance with the ‘5 moments for hand hygiene’ by June 2015.

Glove use one opportunity for World Hand Hygiene Day, says Commission

NEWS: 5 May 2015, Infection Prevention & Control

As today’s World Hand Hygiene Day marks the 10th anniversary of the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) Clean is Safer Care programme, latest figures show New Zealand health care workers continuing to make good progress with their performance.

Hand Hygiene New Zealand journey

NEWS: 4 May 2015, Infection Prevention & Control

As the World Health Organization's (WHO) World Hand Hygiene Day approaches on 5 May 2015, the Hand Hygiene New Zealand (HHNZ) team have developed a graphic to showcase the achievements of the national programme.

April 2015 'SSI Improvement Matters' out now

NEWS: 22 Apr 2015, Infection Prevention & Control

Issue 1 of SSI Improvement Matters – a newsletter from the national Surgical Site Infection Improvement programme is out now.

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Public lecture with Dr Atul Gawande

EVENT: 18 May 2015, Building Leadership & Capability

Don't miss this opportunity to hear Dr Atul Gawande, one of the world’s biggest-selling and most influential health writers, speak at a public lecture in Wellington.

New Zealand Health Quality & Safety Commission – Making progress

NEWS: 7 Apr 2015, Health Quality & Safety Commission

Since forming four years ago, the New Zealand Health Quality & Safety Commission has made great progress and is now entering, which its chief executive Dr Janice Wilson calls ‘the second phase’ of its life.

Interventions from the first three campaign topics

NEWS: 23 Jan 2015, Open for better care

With the Open campaign heading towards its second anniversary in May, we thought it would be timely to summarise the key messages of the first three topics: Reducing harm from falls, preventing surgical site infection and reducing perioperative harm.

Regional infection prevention and control meetings

NEWS: 18 Dec 2014, Infection Prevention & Control

The Health Quality & Safety Commission, in partnership with Hand Hygiene New Zealand (HHNZ), the Surgical Site Infection improvement (SSII) Programme and local clinical champions, hosted regional infection prevention and control (IPC) meetings in Auckland