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Reflecting on consumer partnership this World Hemophilia Day

NEWS: 16 Apr 2021, Partners in Care

Saturday 17 April 2021 is World Hemophilia Day. Deon York, senior programme manager for the Commission’s consumer engagement programme, reflects on what the day represents and how it can encourage us to improve health and wellbeing for all in Aotearoa.

Report finds inequities for Māori following major trauma

NEWS: 19 Apr 2021, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

The Perioperative Mortality Review Committee (POMRC) is calling for district health boards (DHBs) to conduct an in-depth review into all cases of major trauma resulting in hospitalisation in Māori aged 15–18 years.

Local QI projects underway in mental health & addiction sector

NEWS: 14 Dec 2017, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

A few months after the new quality improvement facilitator training course, participants from DHBs and NGOs across the country have started to drive local projects to improve mental health and addiction services.

Livestronger web
Live Stronger for Longer website online now

NEWS: 26 Jul 2017, Reducing Harm from Falls

A new website for older New Zealanders has been released, with a focus on reducing the incidence and severity of falls and fractures. The new livestronger.org.nz site is an easy to navigate site designed by older people for older people.

How to classify and document pressure injuries

PUBLICATION: 9 Sep 2016, Patient Safety Week

Chart from ACC outlining the NPUAP/EPUAP pressure injury classification system, which provides a consistent and accurate means by which the severity of a pressure injury can be communicated and documented.

Report finds small increased risk of death from weekend surgery

MEDIA RELEASE: 9 Jun 2016, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

The latest report from the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee (POMRC) has found that there is a slightly greater likelihood that people will die following surgery, if that surgery is carried out in the weekend.