Learn more about the different work programmes the Commission has.
Taupā me te whawhai i te poke
Infection prevention and control
The Commission’s national Infection prevention and control (IPC) programme aims to improve patient outcomes by reducing the incidence and impact of healthcare associated infections (HAIs) within the New Zealand health and disability sector.
Te whakamahere tiaki i mua i te wā taumaha
Advance care planning
Advance care planning is the process of thinking about, talking about and planning for future health care and end of life care. This page provides information about advance care planning for consumers and clinicians.
Whakapai i ngā mahi hauora hinengaro waranga hoki
Mental health and addiction quality improvement
The mental health and addiction quality improvement programme is a national initiative working with the DHBs to ensure that people who experience mental health and addiction issues, and their whānau, receive high quality care.
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Read the latest news from the Commission.
Knighthood for Commission board member and Pacific health leader Dr Collin Tukuitonga
The Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission) congratulates board member Sir Collin Fonotau Tukuitonga on receiving a knighthood for services to Pacific and public health.
Seventh family violence deaths report highlights agencies’ duty of care
The Seventh report from the Family Violence Death Review Committee (the Committee) draws on findings and recommendations from in-depth reviews conducted in 2019–21, as well as previous Committee reports.
New health quality intelligence tools support quality improvement
The Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission) plays a key role in supporting the health sector to improve the quality and safety of services.
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Exploring the impact of aged residential care and older Māori
This webinar will present high level findings of the Older Māori and aged residential care in Aotearoa report.
Leading improvement through engagement and community – a workshop with Helen Bevan
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is delighted to welcome Helen Bevan to Aotearoa New Zealand to facilitate a two-day workshop on approaches to large-scale engagement for improvement in the health sector. There is no fee to attend.
International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare (Sydney) 2022
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is proud to be a New Zealand partner for the International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare 2022, which is being held in Sydney on 24–26 July.