Staff at the Health Quality & Safety Commission are being encouraged to ‘get out and into nature’ for at least an hour this week, to promote their mental health and wellbeing as part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2017.
18 Oct 2017
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 28 September – 17 October 2017 is now available online.
17 Oct 2017, Improving Leadership & Capability
A project to help patients in the community understand their ‘leaky legs’ has seen a Wairarapa DHB community health nurse become the latest recipient of the Open for leadership awards.
16 Oct 2017, Adverse Events
The Health and Disability Commissioner conference on 13 November 2017 in Wellington is a ‘must attend’ for everyone who delivers health and disability care and champions the rights of consumers to get the best possible care, every time.
Hazel was in hospital for a scheduled hip replacement operation, when her crutches slipped and she fell. The two extra weeks in hospital had a major impact on Hazel and her family.
David Galler talks about how he and his family worked with health care professionals to honour the wishes of his mother, Zofia Galler, at the end of her life.
Helen McKernan talks about her mother’s death, following a hospital medication error.