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Pressure injuries: Danny's story

PUBLICATION: 17 Mar 2017, Pressure Injury Prevention

In 1999, Danny was a forestry worker, when a rotten tree behind where he was working fell on him.

Rasik’s story

PUBLICATION: 22 Jun 2017, Patient Deterioration

His story raises issues of communication with health professionals, coordination of care, and how it feels when things don’t seem to be going well.

Safe Surgery NZ programme evaluation – final report

PUBLICATION: 4 Oct 2017, Safe Surgery NZ

The evaluation examines whether Safe Surgery NZ has realised its intended benefits, provided value-for-money and how the programme aligns with the Commission’s strategic priorities.

Surgical Safety Culture Survey Research Report 2017

PUBLICATION: 4 Oct 2017, Safe Surgery NZ

Safe Surgery NZ aims to make surgery safer by improving teamwork and communication in the operating theatre. The 2017 Surgical Safety Culture Survey demonstrates an improvement in the attitudes and perceptions of surgical team members across New Zealand.

Update on reducing Staphylococcus aureus related SSI collaborative

NEWS: 25 Sep 2017, Infection Prevention & Control

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has been working over the past year to review literature, propose potential bundle options, and gather feedback from the healthcare sector regarding a pre-operative anti-staphylococcal bundle

Report finds ‘unacceptable’ difference in death rates

NEWS: 16 Jun 2017, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

The Perioperative Mortality Review Committee (POMRC) has identified what it says are unacceptable discrepancies in the mortality rates for New Zealand’s most deprived populations.