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Quiz winners share the joy

NEWS: 28 Apr 2014, Open for better care

The winners of our first quizes have enjoyed a morning tea with their teams.

Waikato doctor receives top national prize

NEWS: 22 Apr 2014, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

Dr Deborah Harris’ thesis on neonatal hypoglycaemia has received a University of Auckland’s Vice Chancellor’s Prize for Best Doctoral Thesis in 2013.

Fatigue and familiarity push up rural crash risks

NEWS: 27 Mar 2014, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Fatigue is one of the most significant risk factors in rural road deaths according to a recent analysis of crashes involving dairy farmers and their employees.

Dr Arthur Morris visits Waikato DHB

NEWS: 17 Feb 2014, Healthcare Associated Infections

Dr Arthur Morris, clinical lead surgical site infection improvement programme, spoke at the Waikato District Health Board grand rounds on Thursday 13 February 2014.

Patient safety remains Waikato DHB's top priority

NEWS: 21 Nov 2013, Adverse Events

Three patient safety initiatives at Waikato District Health Board (DHB) and a number of other programmes underway to address quality issues in its hospitals are evidence of a healthcare organisation sincere about putting patients first, say the DHB’s two

Waikato DHB launches second national patient safety campaign topic

NEWS: 16 Oct 2013, Healthcare Associated Infections

Waikato District Health Board today joins each of the four DHB regions - Northern, Midlands, Central and South Island - to launch the second topic of the Open for better care national patient safety campaign: reducing harm from surgical site infections.

New expert advisory group on family violence announced

NEWS: 3 Oct 2013, Family Violence Death Review Committee

The Associate Minister for Social Development, Tariana Turia today announced the establishment of an Expert Advisory Group on Family Violence in New Zealand.

Perinatal Mental Health Symposium

EVENT: 18 Oct 2013, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

The Perinatal Mental Health NZ Trust have organised a three-day symposium for perinatal mental health policy makers and providers to explore the issues & hear about research, best practice and network.

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