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Falls prevention toolkit for clinicians aids integrated approach

NEWS: 7 Sep 2015, Falls

The Health Quality & Safety Commission, in association with bpacnz, has developed the Stay Independent Falls Prevention Toolkit for Clinicians and the Ask, assess, act pocketcard to aid primary care teams in assessment of an individual's risk of falling.

Focus on Falls – Issue 3, July 2015

PUBLICATION: 6 Jul 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

Issue 3 of Focus on Falls, a quarterly publication for everyone interested in understanding and preventing falls in older people.

Open campaign focuses on reducing harm from falls

NEWS: 17 Apr 2015, Falls

We are now working on the fifth Open for better care campaign topic – reducing harm from falls across care settings, with a stronger focus in the community and primary care.

Regional infection prevention and control meetings

NEWS: 18 Dec 2014, Infection Prevention & Control

The Health Quality & Safety Commission, in partnership with Hand Hygiene New Zealand (HHNZ), the Surgical Site Infection improvement (SSII) Programme and local clinical champions, hosted regional infection prevention and control (IPC) meetings in Auckland

New consumer engagement resource in development

NEWS: 2 Dec 2014, Partners in Care

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is working with a new national steering group to develop and establish a consumer engagement resource for district health boards (DHBs).

Best foot forward to reduce falls

NEWS: 7 Nov 2014, Patient Safety Week

Coloured wristbands and a confusion screening tool are some of the latest techniques being used at Auckland City Hospital to help reduce the number of patients falling in wards.

Partners in Care: Show and Tell – Take 2!

EVENT: 16 Jun 2014, Partners in Care

These free collaborative symposia, hosted by the Commisison is designed for providers and consumers from across health and disability services to share their expertise, knowledge and approach to working together as partners in care.

Partners in Care presenters on working with consumers and co-design

NEWS: 28 Apr 2014, Partners in Care

On 14 April 2014, the Health Quality & Safety Commission hosted the Partners in Care: Show and tell symposium. The day was an opportunity for providers and consumers from across health and disability services to share their expertise and knowledge.

Partners in care: show and tell symposium

EVENT: 14 Apr 2014, Partners in Care

Save the date for the partners in care show and tell symposium, a free workshop for providers and consumers to share their expertise, knowledge and approach of working together as partners in care.

New website for co-design in health care

NEWS: 13 Feb 2014, Partners in Care

Sign up to this new website from A new website hosted by the HIIRC - the go-to place if you are interested in, or working in, co-design in health care.

Private hospitals association endorses campaign

NEWS: 10 Dec 2013, Open for better care

The New Zealand Private Surgical Hospitals Association (NZPSHA) has endorsed Open for better care as part of its commitment to sharing best practice in quality and safety.

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.