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Posted 1 Oct 2014 in Surgery

The chair of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Perioperative Harm Advisory Group, Mr Ian Civil, with support from other advisory group members, has presented at hospital grand rounds throughout the country during the campaign.

Dates so far have included:

  • Capital & Coast, 22/05/2014
  • MidCentral 15/07/2014
  • Hutt Valley 15/07/2014
  • Hawke's Bay 16/07/2014
  • Whanganui 17/07/2014
  • Northland 18/07/2014
  • Taranaki 24/07/2014
  • Canterbury 25/07/2014
  • Nelson Marlborough 16/09/2014
  • Tauranga 30/09/2014
  • Waitemata 15/10/2014

The following DHB visits are scheduled to occur shortly or are still being arranged: Hawke's Bay, West Coast, South Canterbury, Tairawhiti, Wairarapa, Southern, Waitemata and Whakatane district health boards.

If you would like Ian or another member of the Perioperative Harm Advisory Group to present at your grand round or other relevant clinical meeting, please contact Gabrielle Nicholson, Senior Portfolio Manager, Infection Prevention and Control and Reducing Perioperative Harm, on

A copy of Mr Civil's grand round presentation is available here.