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Surgical safety culture survey report 2019

PUBLICATION: 10 Sep 2019, Safe Surgery NZ

The 2019 surgical safety culture survey was undertaken by Mobius Research and Strategy, to assist in evaluation of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's Safe Surgery NZ programme. This report presents the results of the 2019 survey.

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.

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.

No place for bullying in New Zealand’s health system

NEWS: 15 Sep 2015, Safe Surgery NZ

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is disturbed by the findings of an investigation into workplace bullying, sexual harassment and discrimination among surgeons and trainees in New Zealand and Australia

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.

Upcoming surgical safety culture survey

NEWS: 18 Jun 2015, Safe Surgery NZ

Surgical teams will soon be invited to participate in the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s surgical safety culture survey.

Postoperative NZ mortality data 'a driver for surgical safety'

NEWS: 7 May 2015, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

The collection of data regarding deaths during and after surgery can be used to influence surgical safety, delegates to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeon’s 84th Annual Scientific Conference have been told.

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.