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Surgical briefings are an efficient way to start the day

PUBLICATION: 20 Jun 2019, Safe Surgery NZ

Briefings take just five minutes and have a significant and positive impact on patient safety by improving communication and teamwork, reducing delays and identifying potential risks prior to surgery.

Surgical briefing case studies

PUBLICATION: 19 Jun 2019, Safe Surgery NZ

Start-of-list briefings improve teamwork, camaraderie and efficiency. These case studies from Counties Manukau Health outline how making start-of-list briefings a standard part of the surgical list, was an easy choice.

Spend five to save lives

NEWS: 16 May 2019, Safe Surgery NZ

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is encouraging surgical teams in district health boards and private surgical hospitals throughout New Zealand to hold a start-of-list briefing on Thursday 27 June 2019.

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.

Tairāwhiti nurse makes a difference in mental health unit

NEWS: 24 Jul 2017, Building Leadership & Capability

The latest recipient of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Open for leadership award is Rachel Malone (Te Aitanga a Mahaki), a nurse in Hauora Tairāwhiti’s mental health inpatient unit, Te Whare Awhiora.

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.