April Falls in the Northern Region
The theme for April Falls 2016 this year was 'prevention, review and learning from falls'. The underlying message that “falls prevention is everyone’s business” applies in all care settings – hospital, primary and community care, and aged-residential care.
Patient Safety Week 2016 - Mark Your Diary!
This year's annual Patient Safety Week will be held from Sunday 30 October to Saturday 5 November 2016. The Health Quality and Safety Commission (HQSC) reported that following feedback from the sector and sector 'ideas group' the 'Let’s talk'...
First, Do No Harm – a successful patient safety campaign
As the First, Do No Harm campaign draws to a close it is timely to reflect on the achievements relating to patient safety and quality improvement for the Northern Region.
Project Toru – taking the lead on cultural awareness
There are many articles that have been written on the importance of clinical leadership and its link to improved patient safety and overall effective management of care.
Reducing Harm from Falls Change Package
As part of the collaborative programme, the First, Do No Harm Reducing Harm from Falls Change Package has been updated and tailored to Age Related Residential Care (ARRC) providers.