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Resource in Patient Safety Week updated 19 Dec 2014

This document is an evaluation of the activities which took place during Patient Safety Week 2014. 

Patient Safety Week was an awareness raising week run by the Health Quality & Safety Commission as part of the Open for better care campaign.

The purpose of the week, which ran from 3 to 9 November 2014, was to:

  • create focus, energy, momentum and raise awareness of the importance of patient safety through a concentrated burst of activities over a week
  • distribute and share the resources available and celebrate and share positive and successful initiatives so more New Zealanders can learn about and become enthusiasts for patient safety
  • establish and strengthen relationships with organisations and networks interested in promoting consumers as partners in care to increase knowledge and skills
  • create a community of patient safety week supporters and champions for future years.

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