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Health Quality & Safety Commission | News
Sponsorship for consumers to attend integrated care congress
The Commission is delighted to be able to offer a limited number of free registrations for consumers, patients and their family/whānau to the 4th World Congress on Integrated Care.
Data shows size of difference in health care treatment by ethnicity, socioeconomic status
Data from the Health Quality & Safety Commission shows there are differences in health care and treatment provided to people from different ethnic groups, socioeconomic status and DHBs.
Share your ideas and achievements via poster display at the APAC Forum
Displaying a poster at the APAC Forum will put your work in front of almost 2,000 senior health and improvement decision makers and change agents from across Asia Pacific.
Report finds small increased risk of death from weekend surgery
The latest report from the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee (POMRC) has found that there is a slightly greater likelihood that people will die following surgery, if that surgery is carried out in the weekend.
Waikato DHB celebrates the success of inaugural patient experience week
Waikato District Health Board (DHB) participated in international patient experience week, held from 25–29 April 2016.
Report shows fewer child and youth deaths
New figures from the Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee (CYMRC) show deaths of children and young people continue to decline. In 2014, 488 children and young people aged 28 days to 24 years died, compared with 620 deaths in 2010.
Suicide Mortality Review Committee report released
Suicide is a major cause of death in New Zealand and the most common cause of death for young people. In 2012, 549 New Zealanders took their own lives with suicide rates being much higher in males.
Health Quality & Safety Commission e-update, Issue 50 online now
Issue 50 of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-update is now available online.
Law Commission recommends law change for victims who commit homicide
The Law Commission has released its final report on the legal response to victims of family violence who commit homicide.
Waikato Hospital team wins display competition
The egg-cellent team of Mary-Anne Go, Bryden Ortega and Jean Barnard at the Regional Renal In-centre Dialysis Unit, Waikato Hospital are this year’s winners of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s April Falls display competition.