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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.

Frequently asked questions about surgical site infections

PUBLICATION: 12 Sep 2018, Infection Prevention & Control

These frequently asked questions about surgical site infections were written by the Centre for Disease Control (CDC) and answer questions such as 'What is an SSI?' and 'Can SSIs be treated?'.

Endoscopy coordinator receives Open for leadership award

NEWS: 31 Jul 2018, Building Leadership & Capability

Maria Petrovics-Edens from West Coast District Health Board (DHB) has received an Open for leadership award for her successes in taking on the new role of endoscopy coordinator.

Open4Results – June 2018

PUBLICATION: 29 Jun 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.

Report calls for hip fracture surgery within 48 hours

NEWS: 22 Jun 2018, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

Offering surgery to people with hip fractures within 48 hours could lead to fewer deaths, a report by the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee (POMRC) has found.

DrWilliamBerry Apr18
Simulation training is the next step for safer surgery

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The World Health Organization checklist was created to start our work and build a foundation of safety for our patients. It established the important role of teamwork and communication in providing high quality safe care.

Maternity experience: Michelle's story

PUBLICATION: 19 Feb 2018, Partners in Care

The experience of women who undergo an unplanned hysterectomy (removal of the womb) at the same time as birthing is a story that is not often told.