PUBLICATION: 25 Nov 2016, Safe Surgery NZ
This report outlines the results of the Safe Surgery NZ programme's intervention training project for the surgical safety checklist.
The Safe Surgery NZ programme aims to reduce harm from surgery by encouraging teams to consistently apply evidence-based practices and safety checks to all patients and improve teamwork and communication.
PUBLICATION: 20 Mar 2015, Safe Surgery NZ
Final report and recommendations for the perioperative harm programme proof of concept project 'Improving teamwork and communication within surgical teams'.
NEWS: 4 Mar 2015, Safe Surgery NZ
The next phase of the Reducing Perioperative Harm programme will focus on rolling out the learnings from the proof of concept project to the sector.
NEWS: 16 Feb 2015, Safe Surgery NZ
The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s perioperative harm programme aims to reduce the significant harm caused by adverse events and other preventable errors that take place during the perioperative period.
PUBLICATION: 18 Nov 2014, Patient Safety Week
Presentations from the perioperative harm-focused workshop with Dr James Bagian, held on Tuesday 4 November 2014.
PUBLICATION: 31 Oct 2014, Surgery
Lakes DHB is one of the DHBs taking part in the Commission's perioperative harm proof of concept project. In this video, staff at Lakes DHB talk about the project and the improvements that have been made in teamwork and communication.
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.
NEWS: 21 Aug 2014, Health Quality & Safety Commission
Issue #35 of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-update is now available online.
NEWS: 19 Aug 2014, Safe Surgery NZ
Waikato District Health Board (DHB), Lakes DHB and Southern Cross Hospital in Auckland are participating in the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s perioperative harm proof of concept project.
EVENT: 15 Aug 2014, Surgery
Don't miss members of the Commission's Perioperative Harm Advisory Group presenting at Northland District Health Board grand rounds on Friday 15 August.
EVENT: 16 Sep 2014, Surgery
Don't miss Leona Wilson presenting at Nelson Marlborough District Health Board grand rounds on Tuesday 16 September.
EVENT: 30 Sep 2014, Surgery
Don't miss Ian Civil presenting at Bay of Plenty District Health Board grand rounds on Tuesday 30 September.
EVENT: 29 Aug 2014, Surgery
Don't miss Ian Civil presenting at Lakes District Health Board grand rounds on Friday 29 August.
EVENT: 20 Aug 2014, Surgery
Don't miss members of the Commission's Perioperative Harm Expert Advisory Group presenting at Waitemata District Health Board grand rounds on Wednesday 20 August.
NEWS: 22 Jul 2014, Health Quality Intelligence
The patient experience indicators programme is on schedule and progressing well towards having a national approach to collection, measurement and use of patient experience information implemented by mid-August for the first quarterly patient experience su
PUBLICATION: 4 Jul 2014, Health Quality Intelligence
This document is an evaluation of the proof of concept stage of the patient experience survey (adult inpatients).
NEWS: 25 Jun 2014, Safe Surgery NZ
The Commission is continuing its focus on reducing patient harm during the perioperative period by encouraging improved teamwork and communication across the operating theatre team.
NEWS: 5 May 2014, Health Quality Intelligence
Update on the programme of work on the patient experience indicators.