Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol and Schools
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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....
District health board mental health and addictions services: Serious adverse events reported to the Health Quality & Safety Commission 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Public Service, Child Mortality, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare
In 2011, the Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission) made a decision to separate district health board (DHB) mental health and addictions services serious adverse events (SAEs) from the main SAE report, and to support the sector in its approach to reviewing and reporting SAEs. The following report is the...
The involvement of alcohol consumption in the deaths of children and young people in New Zealand during the years 2005–2007
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Abuse & Neglect, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Child Mortality, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards
While it is commonly accepted that alcohol misuse is harmful, very little is known about the effects of alcohol on the lives of children in New Zealand, particularly those under the age of 16. This special report was commissioned to investigate the role that alcohol consumption plays in the deaths of children and young people in...
Topics: Evaluation, Literacy & Numeracy, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare
Background Health literacy is defined by the Health Quality and Safety Commission (HQSC) as: "The degree to which individuals can obtain, process and understand health information and services they need to make appropriate health decisions"...
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...
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