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Patient safety remains Waikato DHB's top priority

NEWS: 21 Nov 2013, Adverse Events

Three patient safety initiatives at Waikato District Health Board (DHB) and a number of other programmes underway to address quality issues in its hospitals are evidence of a healthcare organisation sincere about putting patients first, say the DHB’s two

Severity Assessment Code Framework

PUBLICATION: 16 Oct 2013, Adverse Events

Plunket has a Severity Assessment Code Framework which highlights undesirable outcomes or risks to Well Child/Tamariki Ora outcomes.

Vitamin D keeps elderly on their feet

NEWS: 26 Sep 2013, Falls

An article from the Manawatu Standard about a Feilding rest home, which has seen outstanding results after taking part in a vitamin D supplement programme to reduce falls by elderly residents.

Patient safety: the rising star in clinical care

NEWS: 22 Oct 2012, Open for better care

Keynote address by Dr Margaret Chan, Director General of the World Health Organisation, delivered to the 29th International Conference of the International Society for Quality in Health Care, Geneva Switzerland.

Patient safety: the rising star of clinical care

NEWS: 24 Oct 2012

This is the keynote address by Dr Margaret Chan, Director General of the World Health Organisation, delivered to the 29th International Conference of the International Society for Quality in Health Care, Geneva Switzerland.

Severity Assessment Criteria tables

PUBLICATION: 1 Oct 2012, Adverse Events

The likelihood and consequences tables are used by district health boards (DHBs) to assist with the classification of incidents by DHB quality and risk managers.

RCA
Root Cause Analysis For Clinical Incidents

PUBLICATION: 22 Feb 2013, Adverse Events

This document provides advice on how to manage the Root Cause Analysis (RCA) process for Severity Assessment Code 1 and 2 incidents to assist RCA Teams.

Deciphering harm measurement

NEWS: 30 May 2012, Adverse Events

The need for agreement on how harm rates should be measured and tracked is highlighted in the Journal of the American Medical Association this week.

Child Cycling Injury Prevention Workshops, April to June

NEWS: 20 Mar 2012, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Safekids New Zealand invites community groups and organisations across the country with an interest in child injury prevention, to attend its free workshops focusing on ‘Child Cycling Injury Prevention’ and ‘Safety Out & About’.

Kiwis called to help prevent falls at home

NEWS: 8 Feb 2012, Adverse Events

A new programme that aims to generate innovative solutions to reduce the number and severity of falls in the home has been launched today by ACC Minister Judith Collins.