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GPs’ role in preventing VTE in surgical patients

NEWS: 3 Nov 2014, Safe Surgery NZ

Blood clots and YOU is a new venous thromboembolism (VTE) brochure developed by Southern Cross Hospitals as a resource for GPs to share and discuss with patients going on to surgery.

Perioperative harm prevention in the media

NEWS: 1 Oct 2014, Surgery

The perioperative harm focus of Open for better care has had a great amount of exposure in the media during the focus period of April–September 2014.

Kiwi eye health app wins award

NEWS: 17 Sep 2014

An app designed to help New Zealand GPs and optometrists confidently diagnose eye disorders has won a prestigious health award.

New resources to improve patient safety in theatre

NEWS: 18 Sep 2014, Safe Surgery NZ

The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Reducing Perioperative Harm programme has two new videos to add to the growing list of resources focused on improving teamwork and communication.

Hand Hygiene New Zealand resource kit for medical professionals

PUBLICATION: 4 Jul 2014, Infection Prevention & Control

The Hand Hygiene New Zealand resource kit for medical professionals has been developed for hospital-based medical professionals to use to educate and drive hand hygiene improvement within their service.

National results from 2014 April Falls Quiz

NEWS: 25 Jun 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

The Commission has received the report on the national results for the 2014 April Falls quiz, which had just over 1500 entries.

Dame Kate Harcourt supports April Falls 2014 themes

NEWS: 9 Apr 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

Dame Kate Harcourt knows first-hand the impact a fall can have, and is telling her story as April Falls month gets under way. She supports the idea that preventing falls is everyone’s business.

Dame Kate Harcourt Resources

PUBLICATION: 9 Apr 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

The Dame Kate Harcourt story book and photo album is a resource for use by providers in their falls prevention programmes.

Falls prevention highlighted in April

NEWS: 7 Apr 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

Healthcare providers around New Zealand are raising awareness of the importance of falls prevention during the month-long April Falls promotion.

Bidwill Trust Hospital joins campaign

NEWS: 4 Apr 2014, Open for better care

Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew has congratulated Bidwill Trust Hospital in Timaru on joining Open for better care.

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.