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Safety & quality resources: Overview

This guide contains resources and information to complement those on the ANZCA Safety & Advocacy website.


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Spotlight: Stop before you block

Stop Before You Block (SB4YB) is an initiative that started at Nottingham University Hospital in 2010 following a series of inadvertent wrong-sided nerve blocks. Below are some resources for anaesthesia departments to use in in the operating theatre and for educational purposes, and to help individual anaesthetists to take part in the “Stop before you block” campaign, supported by ANZCA.

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Looking for drug-related information? See our Drug information hub.

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Safety & quality committee

ANZCA’s Safety & Quality Committee (SQC) works with fellows and ANZCA Council to support safe clinical practice in anaesthesia and pain medicine. See the college's Safety and Advocacy webpage for more information.

Safety alerts

Safety alerts are published in the monthly ANZCA E-News and the quarterly ANZCA Bulletin, and information/alerts are available form the college's Safety Alerts page.

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