Projects tagged with Health & Safety at Work
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ACC is focused on reducing the incidence and severity of treatment injuries in New Zealand. That’s why we are investing $45 million in initiatives over the next five years working with the health sector. Along side this we have released national figures about claims for treatment injuries (cases where patients...
The forestry sector is one of WorkSafe’s four priority sectors due to the high incidence of injuries and fatalities. WorkSafe has had a dedicated Forestry Programme since 2010. The programme requested that Research and Evaluation carry out formative research to provide evidence to inform a review of the current focus and the...
To inform a scheduled review of the National Reportable Events Policy, the health Quality & Safety Commission has conducted a brief scan of overseas literature on patient safety reporting systems. This report summaries the literature review findings. This report provides the context for findings on...
29 Feb 2016
This report highlights how early childhood services keep up to date with changing regulations and legal requirements in order to effectively manage for children’s safety and wellbeing. Service owners/leaders may find this report useful when considering how to effectively and proactively stay informed about...
The Health Quality & Safety Commission has facilitated a review of literature associated with the development and use of trigger tools to determine rates of harm in health care settings. Trigger tools can function either as a counting system that aims to estimate the rate of harm at an organisation or as an alerting...
The Health Quality & Safety Commission's Surgical Culture Safety Survey provides baseline data on attitudes and perceptions of surgical team members at New Zealand district health boards. Nearly 850 survey responses were received. The Commission is rolling out a package of programmes aimed at...
Final Evaluation Report – Workforce Innovation Simulation Project: Multidisciplinary operating room simulations (MORSim)
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
This report is an evaluation of The University of Auckland’s multidisciplinary operating theatre simulation programme. Health Workforce New Zealand contributed to funding the programme over three years. The evaluation of the programme by The University of Auckland was positive and feedback from participants...
13 Apr 2015
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Research, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Social Services, Health & Safety at Work, Healthcare, Prisoners, Women, Youth, Quality of Life, Resilience, Sport & Recreation, Gender, Sexuality
Contents Editorial- Darius Fagan Desistance from crime: A review of the literature - Marianne Bevan Discovering desistance: Reconfiguring...
Delayed Diagnosis of Cancer in Primary Care: Complaints to the Health and Disability Commissioner 2004-2013
This report analyses complaints made to the Health and Disability Commissioner in the last decade to investigate issues concerning delayed diagnosis of cancer by general practitioners (GPs) in New Zealand. During that period, 243 GPs were complained about in relation to this issue, with the number per year increasing...
with: Worksafe New Zealand
Understanding how attitudes and behaviours contribute to injury and harm in New Zealand workplaces is key to improving health and safety practices so everyone comes home healthy and safe. The only way to get this understanding is to ask workers and employers about their views and what happens in their...
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