Welcome to the Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission) website, which supports the aims of the New Zealand government to ensure that the health and disability support system works for all New Zealanders. By your use of this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our Privacy Policy govern the Commission’s relationship with you in relation to this website.

The term Health Quality & Safety Commission or Commission or ‘us’ or ‘we’ or ‘our’ refers to this website developed by the Commission to provide support to the health sector of New Zealand.  The term ‘you’ or ‘your’ refers to the user or viewer of this website.

Linking to this site

You may freely create links to this website from another website or document, using the full URL www.hqsc.govt.nz and the following text:

The Health Quality & Safety Commission works with clinicians and providers of health services to improve the quality and safety of health and disability services. Our programmes include medication safety, infection prevention and control, reportable events, consumer engagement and participation, measurement and evaluation, and mortality review.  

To participate in discussions hosted on the Commission site, post a comment or add your details to the directory, you must register for the site and create a user name and password for signing in. You will need a valid email address to confirm your registration. Please only register once.

Any personal information you choose to provide will be used for the purposes and administration of this area and treated in accordance with the Commission's privacy policy.

The Commission is committed to maintaining a safe computing environment for all users. Regisering for this site is not required to view content. It is required only to add content to this site.

The user name and password do not expire. The use of the user name and password provide access to the capabilities of the Commission site related to posting content to the site. All content on this site may be viewed by any individual without registering for the site and without the use of a username and password.

The user of the site is responsbile for ensuring that their username and password are not shared with other individuals. Should you feel that your password has been compromised, contact the Commission site administrator at info@hqsc.org.nz.


Last updated 29/09/2015