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Falls prevention in the home – workshops with Professor Lindy Clemson
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is hosting a series of workshops on falls prevention in the home, facilitated by Professor Lindy Clemson.
Variation in health care highlighted at Wennberg International Collaborative policy conference
Does geography play a part in delivery of health care? If variation cannot be avoided, can it be used to better understand and improve our health care systems?
Data shows importance of early diagnosis of lung cancer
The Health Quality & Safety Commission has released a new Atlas of Healthcare Variation domain, focusing on diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer in public hospitals.
Waitemata DHB Asian Health Week
Waitemata District Health Board’s Asian Health Services will be hosting an Asian Health Week from 17 to 21 August 2015, to celebrate a decade of achievements in providing quality services to Asian patients and families.
District health boards scoop IPANZ awards
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has congratulated the district health boards (DHBs) which have taken home half of the annual public service awards, including the prestigious Prime Minister's award.
Suicide Mortality Review Committee draft report consultation
The trial Suicide Mortality Review Committee (SUMRC) has completed consultation on its draft report.
Health Quality & Safety Commission e-update, Issue 43 online now
Issue 43 of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-update is now available online.
Hand hygiene practice reaches six-year high
The Health Quality & Safety Commission congratulates district health boards (DHBs) on reaching the national goal of 80 percent compliance with hand hygiene by 30 June 2015.
Stay independent falls prevention toolkit for primary care
To support the Health Quality & Safety Commission's Reducing Harm from Falls programme focus on and engagement with primary care, a falls prevention toolkit has been developed by in partnership with bpacnz
New mascot helps MidCentral medication safety programme
Thinking outside the square has seen a big increase in interest and involvement in MidCentral’s Health medication safety programme, and helped them gain a new mascot to boot.