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Open Book: Lessons learnt from reviewing patient falls (April 2015)

PUBLICATION: 20 Apr 2015, Adverse Events

This edition of Open Book was written in collaboration with the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Reducing Harm from Falls programme, and sets out a series of practice changes made by providers to prevent patients from being harmed by falling.

March 2015 'Focus on Falls' out now

NEWS: 12 Mar 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

The March 2015 issue of Focus on Falls, a quarterly publication for everyone interested in understanding and preventing falls in older people, is now available online.

Focus on Falls – Issue 2, March 2015

PUBLICATION: 12 Mar 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

Issue 2 of Focus on Falls, a quarterly publication for everyone interested in understanding and preventing falls in older people.

Serious Adverse Events Report promotile 2013 14
Increased reporting and learning from events focus of 2013–14 report

MEDIA RELEASE: 30 Oct 2014, Adverse Events

Media release from the Health Quality & Safety Commission. Increased reporting and a growing focus on learning from events are features of the release of the 2013/14 serious adverse events (SAEs) reported by district health boards (DHBs).

Australian and New Zealand guidelines for hip fracture released

NEWS: 29 Sep 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

The Health Quality & Safety Commission's Reducing Harm from Falls programme is pleased to endorse the work of the Australian and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry and the recent release of the Australian and New Zealand Guideline for Hip Fracture Care.

Commitment to reducing harm from falls continues

NEWS: 8 Sep 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

he Health Quality & Safety Commission's Reducing Harm from Falls programmes continues to strengthen connections across aged care and primary care/community settings, and continues a focus on falls in district health board hospitals.

Dr Frances Healey shares latest falls prevention research

NEWS: 2 May 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

Leading British patient safety advocate and researcher Dr Frances Healey has held workshops around New Zealand to share knowledge about reducing harm from falls with people in the health and disability sector.

Whanganui DHB spreads the word on April Falls

NEWS: 28 Apr 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

As part of the April Falls programme, the Patient Safety and Quality team at Whanganui DHB have been busy distributing campaign material and information to raise awareness on reducing harm from falls.

Update on April Falls 2014

NEWS: 31 Mar 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

An update for district health boards and other providers on activities for the Commission's April Falls activities.

What is everyone learning?

PUBLICATION: 1 Aug 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

Information about the new Reducing Harm from Falls programme newsletter.

Regions embrace April Falls 2014

NEWS: 12 Mar 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

The Health Quality & Safety Commission's Reducing Harm from Falls programme is planning a number of initiatives for April Falls 2014, with a focus on regional engagement.