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Strength and balance for over-65s the focus of new TV show

NEWS: 29 Apr 2020, Reducing Harm from Falls

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is helping bring an exercise programme for older people to TV screens around New Zealand as part of a new collaboration with TVNZ and partners across the health sector.

Unhappy hospital holiday

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Many of us have been or are still on holiday enjoying some much-needed rest and relaxation. Despite the horrors of the Whakaari/White Island tragedy, the Australian fires, disturbing world events and, on a more local front, reports of hospitals under pressure we carry on living our lives the best we can.

Bias in health care can lead to poor outcomes

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Wiki Haumaru Tūroro | Patient Safety Week 2019 focuses on understanding bias in health care. In this blog, Josie* shares her story, including the unconscious bias she has faced as...

How to sleep safely during pregnancy

PUBLICATION: 4 Apr 2019, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

Brochures, posters and videos from the campaign Sleep on side when baby's inside.

Maternity experience: Michelle's story

PUBLICATION: 19 Feb 2018, Partners in Care

The experience of women who undergo an unplanned hysterectomy (removal of the womb) at the same time as birthing is a story that is not often told.

PMMRC annual conference: Coming together to be better

EVENT: 26 Jun 2018, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

Come along and learn about the latest perinatal and maternal mortality and morbidity data and its implications for improving the quality and safety of care for mothers and babies in New Zealand.

Patient Safety Week a hit once again

NEWS: 25 Nov 2016, Patient Safety Week

Patient Safety Week has come and gone for another year and it was a huge success. The Health Quality & Safety Commission, in partnership with ACC, promoted the week.

Fewer babies dying in their sleep

NEWS: 4 Dec 2015, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Figures just released from the Health Quality Safety Commission for 2014 show 40 babies died in 2014 from SUDI or sudden, unexpected death in infancy. On average, there were 47 deaths per year in the five years to 2014.

Safety checks for swimming pools help prevent drowning

MEDIA RELEASE: 10 Dec 2014, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Is the latch on the gate to your swimming pool working properly? Are there any parts of the fence small children might crawl under? Checking these and other aspects of a pool is one of the things New Zealanders can do to help children stay safe...