A new online course is available to help clinicians develop skills for communicating effectively with patients about the risks and benefits of treatment options, and for enhancing skills in shared decision-making.
20 Sep 2018
A project aimed at reducing the impact of hospital stays on the health of older people, was recognised at the International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare held recently in Melbourne.
6 Sep 2018
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 16 August–5 September 2018 is now available online.
4 Sep 2018, Patient Safety Week
This Patient Safety Week update provides information about orders, resources and activity for PSW 2018.
30 Aug 2018, Reducing Harm from Falls
Authors of the newly released 2018 annual report of the Australian and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry (ANZHFR) are calling for hospitals to make osteoporosis plans a priority for patients leaving hospital after a hip fracture.
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.