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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.

Midland region trauma symposium

EVENT: 19 May 2016

Midland Trauma System welcomes delegates to register for the Midland Trauma Symposium, 20 May 2016 (pre symposium workshop 19 May 2016), Claudelands Conference And Exhibition Centre, Hamilton.

The talk was walked during Patient Safety Week

NEWS: 17 Nov 2015, Open for better care

Let’s talk was promoted widely throughout the country during Patient Safety Week, 1 to 7 November. The Commission would like to thank all those who helped make the week such a success.

Next week is Patient Safety Week!

NEWS: 27 Oct 2015, Patient Safety Week

Patient Safety Week runs from 1 to 7 November 2015. The purpose of the week is to show patients we strive to provide the best and safest care possible, every time. The theme of the week is ‘Let’s talk’ and there are a range of resources that focus on good

Waikato DHB shows support for falls prevention

NEWS: 4 Aug 2015, Falls

Fall prevention continues to be a patient safety priority for Waikato District Health Board, with the aim of reducing the number of falls resulting in harm for patients.

Adverse event review workshops a success

NEWS: 20 Aug 2015, Adverse Events

The Health Quality & Safety Commission welcomed almost 50 adverse event reviewers to a workshop on 10–11 August 2015 at Ko Awatea in Auckland.

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.

Entries for the April Falls display photo competition

NEWS: 27 May 2015, Falls

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has asked people to send in photographs of their April Falls display – the best of which will win its sender a box of chocolate fish to share with their April Falls team.