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Clinical leadership has made a real difference to the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Surgical Site Infection Improvement (SSII) programme.
The recording of webinar 5: consumer engagement is now available to download from our website. This is a great opportunity to hear consumers and clinicians discuss the merits of and practical tips on how to support consumer engagement in reducing the risk
Clipping not shaving the surgical site is the third in a series of intervention guidelines developed by the Commission’s national Surgical Site Infection Improvement (SSII) Programme, led by Auckland and Canterbury district health boards.
Answer the Open for better care quiz on clipping not shaving and go in the draw to win a morning tea for your team!
Don't miss our panel of experts presenting and answering questions on the importance of consumers and clinicians working in partnership to reduce the risk of surgical site infection.
This recording of webinar 4: surgical skin preparation is a fantastic opportunity to learn from three surgical site infection experts about surgical skin preparation.
Dr Arthur Morris, clinical lead surgical site infection improvement programme, spoke at the Waikato District Health Board grand rounds on Thursday 13 February 2014.
Don't miss Mr Kelly Vince (Northland DHB), Dr Anja Werno (Canterbury Health Laboratories) and Shelley Thomas (Auckland DHB) presenting and answering questions on surgical skin antisepsis and appropriate hair removal at the surgical site.
Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew has today launched a brochure which gives patients information about avoiding infections after surgery.
Hutt Valley District Health Board (DHB) staff nurse Sonya Dickens is the lucky winner of a $100 restaurant voucher from the Open campaign.