Projects tagged with Education & Training and Schools
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Topics: Kaupapa Māori, Research, Education & Training, Families & Whānau, Child Development, Child Mortality, Disease, Hazards, Healthcare, Rangatahi, Te Āo Māori, Whānau
This report examines health literacy demands on both whānau and health services around asthma management for Māori children. It makes a number of recommendations to address health literacy to improve asthma outcomes for Māori children. Recommendations focus on health system, health organisation and health...
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Emergency Services & Disaster Relief, Education & Training, Public Service, Healthcare
Surgical checklists, briefings and debriefings have recently begun to be used in theatres worldwide. The aim of these tools is to improve the quality and safety of health care services provided to patients undergoing surgery and to help prevent adverse events. Checklists, briefings and debriefings have been derived from other...
The purpose of this report is to present a comprehensive review of the activities undertaken to develop and implement the Improving Teamwork and Communication in Surgical Teams Proof of Concept project, and to provide the associated recommendations to expand the projects deployment to a national level. The report highlights key...
Child and youth mortality from motorcycle, quad bike and motorised agricultural vehicle use with a focus on deaths under age 15 years
Topics: Research, Voluntary & Community, Law & Justice, Education & Training, Sport & Extramural Education, Transport, Child Mortality, Hazards, Health & Safety at Work
This special report provides information on the mechanisms and circumstances surrounding deaths where the person was an operator or passenger of a two-, three- or four-wheeled vehicle or motorised agricultural vehicle (collectively referred to as ‘off-road vehicles’ in this report). The key findings from the...
Patient Safety Week was an awareness raising week run by the Health Quality & Safety Commission as part of the Open for better care campaign. The purpose of the week, which ran from 3 to 9 November 2014, was to: create focus, energy, momentum and raise...
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Education & Training, Policy, Hazards, Healthcare
Variation in medical practice has become a major topic of inquiry for health services researchers. Investigators have frequently documented variation in the way in which health services are delivered, both among individual clinicians and across geographic areas, and have found that such variation often cannot be explained by...
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Education & Training, Disease, Hazards, Health & Safety at Work, Healthcare, Labour force
Hand Hygiene New Zealand (HHNZ) has contracted with the Health Quality & Safety Commission since 2011 to improve hand hygiene in New Zealand hospitals. This rapid evaluation (available to download below) aimed to assess the impact the programme has had to date, and whether it had affected clinical...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Crime & Safety, Education & Training, Parenting, Behaviour Management, Child Development, Child Mortality, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Children, Youth
Poisoning has been defined as injury to, and destruction of, bodily cells through the ingestion, inhalation, injection or absorption of toxic substances (World Health Organization 2008). In Western countries there are two demographic peaks of poisoning activity and deaths. The first is unintentional exploratory poisonings, where...
The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s national programme, Reducing Harm from Falls, has an initial emphasis on preventing falls and reducing fall-related injuries in public hospitals. While the ideal of set of programme components at hospital level is not yet clear, risk assessments are common elements in programmes...
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Education & Training, Literacy & Numeracy, Policy, Public Service, Disease, Hazards, Healthcare
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...
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