12 Nov 2018, Health Quality Intelligence
The latest inpatient survey shows a significant increase in the number of patients who felt hospital staff included their family and whānau in discussions about their care.
12 Nov 2018, Infection Prevention & Control
With very few new antibiotics having been developed in recent years, health agencies say their responsible use is absolutely critical to people’s health.
8 Nov 2018, Health Quality Intelligence
Māori and Pacific peoples are less likely to receive appropriate treatment for gout, despite being significantly more likely to be affected by the disease than other ethnicities.
8 Nov 2018
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 18 October–7 November 2018 is now available online.
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.