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Focus on hand hygiene reduces norovirus outbreaks

NEWS: 28 Nov 2016, Infection Prevention & Control

In 2014 Waikato District Health Board (DHB) experienced two severe outbreaks of norovirus, a highly-infectious bug which can cause severe diahorrea and vomiting.

Patient Safety Week a hit once again

NEWS: 25 Nov 2016, Patient Safety Week

Patient Safety Week has come and gone for another year and it was a huge success. The Health Quality & Safety Commission, in partnership with ACC, promoted the week.

Let's talk about end-of-life care

NEWS: 3 Nov 2016

The Health Quality & Safety Commission hosted a presentation on advance care planning for Patient Safety Week at Waikato District Health Board.

Waikato DHB's success with frontline ownership

NEWS: 20 Sep 2016, Infection Prevention & Control

Frontline ownership (FLO) is giving staff at Waikato District Health Board (DHB) a new way of improving patient care, and they are loving every minute of it.

MORSim rollout to start in November

NEWS: 21 Jul 2016

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is supporting MORSim (Multidisciplinary Operating Room Simulation) – a national training intervention programme for surgical teams.

Waikato Hospital team wins display competition

NEWS: 23 May 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

The egg-cellent team of Mary-Anne Go, Bryden Ortega and Jean Barnard at the Regional Renal In-centre Dialysis Unit, Waikato Hospital are this year’s winners of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s April Falls display competition.