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Posted 2 May 2016 in Open for better care

Issue 25 of the Open for better care e-newsletter is now available online. In this issue:

  • How leadership helps to reduce harm from falls
  • It's incredibly healthy to have a conversation about what's most important to you
  • 'KoLaboration' map showcases quality improvement projects
  • Nominations open for Ko Awatea excellence awards
  • Let's Talk Triggers – Issue 6, April 2016
  • Reviewing trigger tool notes to uncover harm
  • April Falls display photos – keep them coming!
  • Webinar: Human factors and learning from falls events
  • Webinar: Falls prevention and primary care partnerships
  • Releasing Time to Care falls module
  • Nominations open for scholarships to support surgical site infection improvement
  • National workshop on reducing harm from healthcare associated infections
  • Latest hand hygiene report shows improvement across all clinical settings
  • 5 May is World Hand Hygiene Day
  • Green light for deteriorating patient programme
  • Videos from the workshop with Associate Professor Jeanne M Huddleston
  • eMedRec brings number of benefits for Counties Manukau Health and Northland DHB
  • Medication Safety Watch – Issue 17, April 2016
  • New health sector System Level Measures have quality improvement focus
  • Committee welcomes announcement of Integrated Safety Response model.

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