The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 6–26 September 2018 is now available online.
15 Oct 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
The Connecting Care Project will see health service providers, consumers, and their families and whānau working together to better understand and improve the experience of transitions between or within providers.
15 Oct 2018, Infection Prevention & Control
A new report has found that infections following hip and knee replacements have fallen, meaning reduced harm to patients.
11 Oct 2018, Health Quality Intelligence
Most patients feel their GP or practice nurse treats them with kindness, understanding and respect, results of a survey by the Health Quality & Safety Commission and Ministry of Health show.
8 Oct 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
Kaumātua and Māori cultural advisor Wi Keelan says Mental Health Awareness Week, which starts today, provides an opportunity to focus on the positive aspects of Māori wellbeing.
Heather Gunter shares the story of her son Matthew's death, following surgery to remove his appendix.
See a list of all patient stories about people's experiences with New Zealand health care providers.