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Multidisciplinary focus on reducing surgical site infections

NEWS: 17 Mar 2016, Infection Prevention & Control

Capital & Coast District Health Board (DHB) has achieved 100 percent compliance in all three surgical site infection (SSI) quality safety markers for a second consecutive reporting period.

Infection prevention – spread the word, not the germs!

MEDIA RELEASE: 19 Oct 2015, Infection Prevention & Control

As International Infection Prevention Week begins, the Health Quality & Safety Commission says better hand hygiene habits are now embedded in New Zealand hospitals.

Automated data collection system being tested

NEWS: 21 Aug 2015, Infection Prevention & Control

The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Surgical Site Infection Improvement (SSII) programme has simplified the way data relating to interventions for cardiac surgery is collected, and an automated approach is being tested.

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.

April 2015 'SSI Improvement Matters' out now

NEWS: 22 Apr 2015, Infection Prevention & Control

Issue 1 of SSI Improvement Matters – a newsletter from the national Surgical Site Infection Improvement programme is out now.

Interventions from the first three campaign topics

NEWS: 23 Jan 2015, Open for better care

With the Open campaign heading towards its second anniversary in May, we thought it would be timely to summarise the key messages of the first three topics: Reducing harm from falls, preventing surgical site infection and reducing perioperative harm.