Learn more about the different work programmes the Commission has.
Te whakaratonga pai ake
Improved service delivery
The Commission engages with the sector to improve the delivery of health care services though specific quality improvement programmes.
Te āhua o te kaitātaki me ngā mahi ka taea
Leadership and capability
Our quality improvement science education and training courses provide skills to address local improvement challenges, as well as building ability to draw on what is available nationally.
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.
Pito kōrero hou tonu
Read the latest news from the Commission.
Issue #15 | news from the Health Quality & Safety Commission
Read issue #15 of our newsletter which contains updates, news and events from our work streams and programmes.
Register for the next consumer health forum Aotearoa online hui on 7 December 2022
Hear about the upcoming strategic planning workshop for consumer leaders in February 2023 and how to apply
More patients getting the rehabilitation they need after changes to discharge summaries
A revamped discharge summary that includes important information about rehabilitation needs is improving outcomes for patients discharged from Auckland City Hospital.
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Quality Improvement Scientific Symposium 2023
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is hosting its 8th scientific symposium for health care quality improvement practitioners. We now invite submissions for posters and presentations.
Shape future forum events for 2023
We asked what a successful consumer health forum Aotearoa would look like to you, and we’ve heard you, so we’re hosting a shorter, online forum after working hours. We hope you can join us!
Restorative responses: Healing, learning and improving after harm
Have you observed or been affected by health care harm? Consider attending this interactive hui to learn more about restorative responses to health care harm.
Wāhi whakawhiti kōrero hauora
Consumer health forum Aotearoa
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is delighted to announce the next consumer health forum Aotearoa hui will be held on 10 November 2022, at Te Papa, Wellington.