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Stay safe from infection

PUBLICATION: 25 Feb 2021, Infection Prevention & Control

This short video explains what you and your family and whānau can do to prevent an infection developing in your wound when you have surgery.

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.

Taranaki DHB promotes 'Let’s Talk' message

NEWS: 31 Oct 2016, Patient Safety Week

Good communication between patients, whānau and Taranaki DHB staff is the focus of this year’s Patient Safety Week, a national campaign which runs from 30 October to 5 November.

The talk was walked during Patient Safety Week

NEWS: 17 Nov 2015, Open for better care

Let’s talk was promoted widely throughout the country during Patient Safety Week, 1 to 7 November. The Commission would like to thank all those who helped make the week such a success.

Next week is Patient Safety Week!

NEWS: 27 Oct 2015, Patient Safety Week

Patient Safety Week runs from 1 to 7 November 2015. The purpose of the week is to show patients we strive to provide the best and safest care possible, every time. The theme of the week is ‘Let’s talk’ and there are a range of resources that focus on good

MidCentral falls prevention symposium a big hit

NEWS: 21 Apr 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

Over 200 health workers attended MidCentral District Health Board’s (DHB’s) falls prevention symposium at the Palmerston North Convention Centre, which was held as part of April Falls activities in the region.

New service to combat falls in Hawke's Bay

NEWS: 14 Apr 2015, Falls

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is forming a Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) to reduce injuries from falls which in a recent financial year cost the DHB more than six-and-a-half million dollars.

Patients encouraged to self-help

NEWS: 11 Dec 2014, Patient Safety Week

Taranaki Base Hospital is encouraging patients to work with professionals to achieve better health.

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...

Keeping babies and children safe over summer

NEWS: 20 Dec 2013, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

As people gather with families and friends or head off to the beach this summer, there’s a reminder to take extra care with the safety of babies and young children.

Patient Information

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The patient information pack has been designed for help facilitate a conversation with patients (and their families/whānau) about what they can do to reduce their risk of falling while they are in hospital, and when they go home.

Falls hurt - patient information

PUBLICATION: 20 Jun 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

Information sheet for patients outlining how they can avoid falling in hospital and at home.

Report looks at deadly impacts of alcohol on children and young people

MEDIA RELEASE: 7 Sep 2011, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

A new report highlights the strong contribution of alcohol to the dramatic increase in the rate of death by injury after the age of fifteen, with many young people becoming victims of their own drinking or the drinking of others.

Report looks at deadly impacts of alcohol on children and young people

NEWS: 7 Sep 2011, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

A new report highlights the strong contribution of alcohol to the dramatic increase in the rate of death by injury after the age of fifteen, with many young people becoming victims of their own drinking or the drinking of others.