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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 are unintentionally harmed...
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 best-practice and overseas...
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 regulations and requirements....
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 system that aims...
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 helping improve teamwork and...
Final Evaluation Report – Workforce Innovation Simulation Project: Multidisciplinary operating room simulations (MORSim)
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 was overwhelmingly positive....
13 Apr 2015
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Research, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Social Impact, 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 criminal justice? - Fergus McNeill, Stephen Farrall, Claire Lightowler and Shadd Maruna Lessons from research into youth desistance - Jill Bowman The role of release planning in the reintegration...
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 significantly over...
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 workplaces. To get this information...
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 analysis of data from the...
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