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Oct 2014
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  As the human face of ACC … Case Managers are vitally important, as they set the tone of the relationship [with the claimant] and have the potential to set and...

Nov 2013
Completed
Patient falls resulting in harm are one of the most frequently reported adverse events in hospitals. Of the 730 serious adverse events reported by district health boards (DHBs) in New Zealand in 2010–12, 365 were patient falls (averaging one every other day); of those, 170 were associated with a hip fracture, typically adding an...

30 May 2006
Completed
The principal aims of the 2006 National Household Survey of Legal Party Pill Use were to provide national population statistics on the prevalence and patterns of legal party pill use in New Zealand, and to provide data on the harms and problems related to the use of legal party pills in New Zealand. The survey consisted of a...

Aug 2007
Completed
It is extremely unlikely that Leptospirosis will be eliminated entirely from the New Zealand environment. There is no human vaccine. Therefore the emphasis must be to isolate and minimise the hazard. There is no human to human transmission. Key stakeholders are the Department of Labour (DOL), the Accident...

2014
Completed
This fact sheet assesses whether the prevalence of risky alcohol consumption (defined as high levels of alcohol consumption on a single occasion) among New Zealand adults varied according to smoking status. The analysis was undertaken using the HPA’s 2014 Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS).

Mar 2013
Completed
This literature review was prepared by Workbase for the Health Quality & Safety Commission. It provides guidance for the development of the training tools and resources that have been prepared for the Health Literacy Medication Safety demonstration project. This project aims to provide key pharmacy...

Aug 2011
Completed
In its Fifth Report to the Minister of Health (2009), the Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee (CYMRC) noted that systems to review non-traffic deaths are inconsistent and less well developed compared with systems to review traffic deaths. As a result, ‘children and young people on farms, off-road in all-terrain vehicles...

Jul 2013
Completed
A significant piece of work was concluded in 2013 which focussed on measurement and evaluation across the medication safety programme, with an emphasis on the electronic medicines management (eMM) initiatives, a partnership between the Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission) and the National Health IT Board....

1 Oct 2009
Completed
Annual statistical publication that collates and analyses information on the underlying causes of all deaths registered in New Zealand. The commentary summarises key facts, mortality rates, trends and major causes of death by age group and sex.

2 Dec 2012
Completed
Annual statistical publication that collates and analyses information on the underlying causes of all deaths registered in New Zealand. The commentary summarises key facts, mortality rates, trends and major causes of death by age group and sex. Cancer, ischaemic heart disease, cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus and motor...

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