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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.

Safe Surgery update

NEWS: 13 Feb 2017, Safe Surgery NZ

The second Surgical Safety Culture Survey is underway, and news about planned co-design training and auditor training.

Safe surgery programme

PUBLICATION: 20 Dec 2016, Building Leadership & Capability

The safe surgery programme aims to improve teamwork and communication in the operating room by leveraging the WHO surgical safety checklist as a teamwork and communication tool.

Frequently asked questions about the Safe Surgery NZ programme

PUBLICATION: 1 Jul 2016, Safe Surgery NZ

This document covers frequently asked questions for the Safe Surgery NZ programme including the surgical safety checklist, briefing, debriefing and collection of data for the safe surgery quality and safety marker.

Surgical safety checklist posters

PUBLICATION: 30 Jun 2016, Safe Surgery NZ

Full set of surgical safety checklist posters, including sign in, time out, sign out, start-of-list briefing and end-of-list debriefing.

Survey shows surgical teams working well together

MEDIA RELEASE: 18 Dec 2015, Safe Surgery NZ

As part of the evaluation of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s (the Commission) Safe Surgery NZ programme, a baseline national survey of district health board (DHB) surgical staff has been undertaken.

Lessons from aviation safety – keeping it fresh with hobbits

NEWS: 3 Jul 2015, Health Quality & Safety Commission

Passenger safety on commercial airlines has greatly improved, and there is much health can learn from the systems put in place to bring about this change. The World Health Organization surgical safety checklist is modelled on aviation’s checklists, design

Falls assessment rates improve in latest QSM update

NEWS: 30 Jun 2015, Health Quality Intelligence

The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s latest quality and safety marker (QSM) quarterly data shows falls assessment rates are continuing to improve. The update covers QSM data from January–March 2015.

New Zealand Health Quality & Safety Commission – Making progress

NEWS: 7 Apr 2015, Health Quality & Safety Commission

Since forming four years ago, the New Zealand Health Quality & Safety Commission has made great progress and is now entering, which its chief executive Dr Janice Wilson calls ‘the second phase’ of its life.

Future steps for the Perioperative Harm programme

NEWS: 16 Feb 2015, Safe Surgery NZ

The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s perioperative harm programme aims to reduce the significant harm caused by adverse events and other preventable errors that take place during the perioperative period.

New resources to improve patient safety in theatre

NEWS: 18 Sep 2014, Safe Surgery NZ

The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Reducing Perioperative Harm programme has two new videos to add to the growing list of resources focused on improving teamwork and communication.