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A day for ‘conversations that count’ about end-of-life care

MEDIA RELEASE: 16 Apr 2015

Today is Conversations that Count Day, organised by the National Advance Care Planning Cooperative (ACP) to prompt people to talk with their ‘partner, a mate, with the girls over lunch, or around the barbie’ about the kind of care they would want if they

Everyday courage, compassion and connection

EVENT: 19 Jun 2015, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

Attendees at the national 2015 Sands conference will have a unique opportunity to network and expand their knowledge about perinatal and infant loss.

New Commission medical advisor receives quality award

NEWS: 24 Dec 2014, Health Quality & Safety Commission

The Health Quality & Safety Commission congratulates Dr Iwona Stolarek for winning the CEO Award at the recent 2014 Quality Awards that recognised individuals and organisations across Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital & Coast district health boards.

Safe sleep videos from Northland DHB

PUBLICATION: 5 Dec 2014, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Northland District Health Board (DHB), in conjunction with the regional Child Health Network and Whakawhetu, has produced four television commercials promoting SUDI prevention with the acronym PEPE - Place, Eliminate, Position and Encourage.

Sudden infant death rates on the decline

NEWS: 6 Dec 2013, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew has today, on Safe Sleep Day, welcomed a decline in sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI).

Northland DHB launches safe sleep TV commercials

NEWS: 5 Dec 2013, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

With one of the highest rates for SUDI in New Zealand the Northland DHB (in conjunction with the regional Child Health Network and Whakawhetu) has produced four television commercials promoting SUDI prevention.

Tairawhiti DHB has 'obligation' to learn from experience

NEWS: 21 Nov 2013, Adverse Events

Tairawhiti District Health has made changes to its falls assessment and care planning processes following investigations into four serious adverse events in the 2012/2013 financial year, one fewer than the previous year.

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Serious and Sentinel Events 2011/12 Media Release

NEWS: 20 Nov 2012, Adverse Events

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has released the 2011/12 report of serious and sentinel events (SSEs) in District Health Board hospitals. The report shows 360 SSEs were reported, 3 percent fewer than the 370 recorded in 2010/11

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Serious and Sentinel Events 2011/12

MEDIA RELEASE: 20 Nov 2012, Adverse Events

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has released the 2011/12 report of serious and sentinel events (SSEs) in District Health Board hospitals. The report shows 360 SSEs were reported, 3 percent fewer than the 370 recorded in 2010/11.

International conference hears many sudden infant deaths preventable

NEWS: 24 Oct 2012, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

This article provides knowledge and insights into sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI) from a conference in the United States recently, attended by New Zealand child mortality experts and international specialists.

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Clinical Lead for Reportable Events programme appointed

NEWS: 5 Oct 2012, Adverse Events

Dr David Sage has been appointed Clinical Lead for the national reportable events programme. This includes the national reportable events policy, and reporting of serious and sentinel events by district health boards (DHBs).

Commission writes to DHBs about SUDI prevention

NEWS: 20 Jul 2012, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has written to district health boards asking them to prioritise the prevention of Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI).

Results of UK integrated care pilots

NEWS: 11 Jun 2012

These pilots explored different ways of providing integrated care to drive improvements in the quality and cost-effectiveness of patient care