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District health boards take part in World Hand Hygiene Day 2020

NEWS: 2 Jun 2020, Infection Prevention & Control

District health boards across the country took part in World Hand Hygiene Day on Tuesday 5 May 2020. This article summarises some of the fun and innovative events DHBs shared with the Health Quality & Safety Commission as they celebrated.

World Hand Hygiene Day 2020 resources

PUBLICATION: 1 May 2020, Infection Prevention & Control

Resources to support the World Health Organization's 2020 World Hand Hygiene Day including email signature graphics, a certificate of recognition and a screensaver.

Webinar: Coronavirus infections among health care workers

EVENT: 13 May 2020, Infection Prevention & Control

A webinar from the World Health Organization about coronavirus infections among health care workers: what we know about COVID-19 and what we have learned from other outbreaks.

Theme and activity for Patient Safety Day 2020

NEWS: 26 Mar 2020, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

In 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced a new World Patient Safety Day, to be held annually on 17 September. From this year, New Zealand will align with the WHO’s campaign, instead of holding a separate awareness week in November.

Who me – biased? He ngākau haukume tōku?

NEWS: 4 Nov 2019, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

Health professionals are encouraged to watch new learning modules on understanding bias in health care, released today for Patient Safety Week.

Patient Safety Week update – 24 July 2019

NEWS: 24 Jul 2019, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

Planning for Patient Safety Week 2019 is well underway. Our main resource, training and education videos focusing on implicit bias in health care, are being filmed and feature a range of subject-matter experts.

World Hand Hygiene Day 2019 communications toolkit

PUBLICATION: 29 Apr 2019, Infection Prevention & Control

For Hand Hygiene Day this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) calls on everyone to be inspired by the global movement to achieve universal health coverage.

Patient Safety Week 2017 evaluation

PUBLICATION: 1 Mar 2018, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

Evaluation of Patient Safety Week 2017, an awareness-raising week held from 5–11 November 2017.

New look WHO Patient Safety website

NEWS: 6 Sep 2017, Medication Safety

The Patient Safety and Risk Management unit at WHO HQ in Geneva has recently re-launched its Patient Safety website.

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Patient Safety Week update (July 2017)

NEWS: 6 Jul 2017, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

An update on the medication safety theme, our supporters, our audience, and competition details to win a staff morning tea.