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Presentations

The presentations on this page are from HHNZ’s National Hand Hygiene Quality Improvement Conference in June 2014.

Front-line ownership of quality improvement initiatives, innovation and sustainability were some of the key topics addressed at the conference.

Day one Day two
Opening speech
Shelley Frost, Deputy Chair, Health Quality & Safety Commission.
Message from Professor Didier Pittet
Director of the Infection Control Programme and World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety, University of Geneva Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland.
National overview: What we know
Dr Josh Freeman, Clinical Lead, Hand Hygiene New Zealand.
Challenges of hand hygiene improvement outside reporting wards
Louise Dawson, National Coordinator, Hand Hygiene New Zealand.
An international perspective
Dr Andrew Stewardson, National Project Manager, Hand Hygiene Australia.
Breakout Session: Frontline Improvement
Facilitator led session, PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
Frontline ownership
Dr Michael Gardam, Director, Infectious Diseases Prevention and Control at the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion.
Michael Gardam presentation handout
DHB Presentations: quality improvement activities
Vicki Parry, Waikato DHB
Suzanne Joynt, Auckland DHB.
Highs and lows of a culture change programme
Dr Josh Freeman, Clinical Lead, Hand Hygiene New Zealand.
Embedding good hand hygiene habits in New Zealand hospitals
Dr Josh Freeman, Clinical Lead, Hand Hygiene New Zealand.
Breakout session: Overcoming barriers
Facilitator led session, PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
Breakout session: The way forward
Facilitator led session, PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
Key Processes: Education toolkit
Louise Dawson, National Coordinator, Hand Hygiene New Zealand.
Hand Hygiene New Zealand Quality Improvement Awards 2014: winners.
DHB Presentations: quality improvement activities
1. Jo Stodart, Southern DHB
2. Sanja Mirkov, Counties Manukau DHB.
Resources referenced during the workshop:
www.liberatingstructures.com