SAFERsleep has signed an agreement to become the preferred supplier of anaesthetic information systems to Southern Cross Hospitals, this also includes all Southern Cross partner hospitals. Southern Cross Hospitals has a national network of private surgical hospitals offering a broad range of elective surgery, which play a significant role in improving the health of New[…]
SAFERsleep preop.online is now live and clinical feedback in coming in from clinicians around the country. Currently this is running on an invite only basis for selective clinical leads around the country. As the system develops this will be more widely open to other users. The new preop.online model is going to allow clinicians to view and undertake[…]
Is your charting affecting your hospital’s certification? Audits by the Ministry of Health have highlighted concerns regarding standards for charting anaesthetic drugs. New Zealand Society Anaesthetist (NZSA) Executive member Kaye Ottaway outlines the areas of non-compliance, the remedial actions taken, and urges compliance with Ministry of Health certification requirements. The standard of drug charting has been[…]
Mon, Oct 17 is National Anaesthesia Day, a chance to raise awareness about the role anaesthetists play in patients’ wellbeing. Anaesthetists are specialised doctors who not only administer your anaesthesia during operation, but ensure you are fit and prepared for your operation and, in some ways, care for you after surgery is completed.