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Successful Safe Surgery NZ programme finishes

NEWS: 12 Aug 2021, Safe Surgery NZ

The Health Quality & Safety Commission-led Safe Surgery NZ programme, which has greatly improved the way surgical operations are performed in Aotearoa New Zealand, finished in July 2021. This article looks at the achievements of the programme.

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.

Orthopaedic data collection made simpler

NEWS: 9 Feb 2021, Infection Prevention & Control

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has approved an option for district health boards to transition to ‘light surveillance’ for the orthopaedic surgical site infection improvement programme.

Update on anti-staphylococcal bundle using a collaborative approach

NEWS: 19 Feb 2019, Infection Prevention & Control

Over the past year the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s infection prevention and control programme team has facilitated the implementation of a preoperative anti-staphylococcal bundle within the Surgical Site Infection Improvement (SSII) Programme.

Open4Results – December 2018

PUBLICATION: 19 Dec 2018, Health Quality Intelligence

Our six-monthly report on the harm prevented, and money saved, in areas the Commission focuses on or raises awareness about.