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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-update, Issue 55 online now
Issue 55 of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-update is now available online.
Consumer representative receives award for improving hospital waiting areas
Health Quality & Safety Commission consumer network member Traci Stanbury was a runner-up in the recent Ministry of Health 2016 Volunteer Awards.
Change to orthopaedic surgery reporting
The Health Quality & Safety Commission has decided to stop reporting skin antisepsis preparation as a quality and safety marker (QSM) for orthopaedic surgery. Reporting on skin antisepsis preparation will continue for cardiac surgery.
A vision for quality improvement in primary care
Dr John Wellingham , chair of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s primary care expert advisory group, shares his vision for quality improvement in primary care.
Arthur’s helping to spread the word on advance care planning
Arthur Te Anini is on a mission. The 67-year-old South Aucklander wants to convince his fellow Māori to start talking about future health care and end of life care.
Waikato DHB's success with frontline ownership
Frontline ownership (FLO) is giving staff at Waikato District Health Board (DHB) a new way of improving patient care, and they are loving every minute of it.
Family Violence Death Review Committee welcomes law changes
The Family Violence Death Review Committee (FVDRC) welcomes the changes proposed by the Government today.
Professor Anne Duggan on understanding and acting on variation
‘Variation: the good, the bad and the inexplicable’ was the topic covered by Professor Anne Duggan, Senior Medical Advisor at the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, at the latest Open Forum: International Speaker Series event.
New Zealand supports new Australian standard to improve hip fracture care
A new Australian clinical care standard is being supported by the Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission).
Health Quality & Safety Commission e-update, Issue 54 online now
Issue 54 of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-update is now available online.