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Resource in Surgery updated 14 Apr 2014

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has produced a number of downloadable resources (links below) to support DHBs and other providers in the launch of the Perioperative Harm topic. Regional and local launches will take place throughout April.

  • Perioperative harm generic poster – two versions, one with First, Do No Harm partnership branding
  • Patient brochure Keeping you safe during surgery – English and Maori language version
  • Perioperative harm infographic – the case for change, which highlights the effect of perioperative harm on patients and the health and disability system.

You can also find perioperative harm key messages and questions and answers below.

If you want to print the Keeping you safe during surgery brochures locally, use the files with PRINT FILE extension.