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Beverley Johnson forums and workshop

NEWS: 23 Aug 2011, Partners in Care

Beverley Johnson, who heads the Board of the Institute of Patient and Family Centred Care in the United States, is coming to New Zealand in October. She will be involved in two types of events - quality forums, and a workshop on consumer engagement.

Strong focus on quality and safety in Minister's speech

NEWS: 19 Aug 2011

The Minister of Health, Hon Tony Ryall, opened the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Royal College of Surgeons in Queenstown yesterday. His speech, which had a strong focus on quality and safety, can be found here.

National Medication Chart - Change Register

NEWS: 26 Aug 2011, Medication Safety

The change register is a facility for DHBs to provide feedback about the design of the national medication chart (NMC) so that future versions of the NMC reflect clinical practice and requirements including safety features.

Report looks at deadly impacts of alcohol on children and young people

NEWS: 7 Sep 2011, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

A new report highlights the strong contribution of alcohol to the dramatic increase in the rate of death by injury after the age of fifteen, with many young people becoming victims of their own drinking or the drinking of others.

Health Literacy and Medication Safety - report to HQSC

MEDIA RELEASE: 2 Nov 2011, Partners in Care

The New Zealand Guidelines Group has developed the attached report to the Health Quality & Safety Commission: Health Literacy and Medication Safety - Environmental scan of tools, resources, systems, repositories, processes and personnel.

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).