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Quality improvement scientific symposium 2017

14 Nov 2017, Improving Leadership & Capability

The only New Zealand scientific symposium focused specifically on the science of health and disability care improvement by highlighting research and methods.

Patient Safety Week (5–11 November 2017)

5 Nov 2017, Patient Safety Week

Patient Safety Week is a commitment to consumers and patients that our health services strive to provide the best and safest care possible, every time.

Update on reducing Staphylococcus aureus related SSI collaborative

25 Sep 2017, Infection Prevention & Control

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has been working over the past year to review literature, propose potential bundle options, and gather feedback from the healthcare sector regarding a pre-operative anti-staphylococcal bundle

Community speaks up about mental health and addiction care

18 Sep 2017, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

Asking the question, ‘How can we improve services and outcomes for all?’ sparked vibrant debate and engagement from hundreds of people from across New Zealand’s mental health and addiction community during August.

Hawke’s Bay speech–language therapist wins award

13 Sep 2017, Improving Leadership & Capability

A thoughtful approach to improving relationships and commitment to the care of her patients has seen a Hawke’s Bay District Health Board speech and language therapist become the latest recipient of an Open for leadership award.

New look WHO Patient Safety website

6 Sep 2017, Medication Safety

The Patient Safety and Risk Management unit at WHO HQ in Geneva has recently re-launched its Patient Safety website.

Wellington physiotherapist wins health leadership award

30 Aug 2017, Improving Leadership & Capability

Wellington physiotherapist Tom Bond’s drive to introduce a monitoring tool for long-stay intensive care unit patients has won him a Commission Open for leadership award.

10 topics selection
Newly updated falls 10 Topics now available

29 Aug 2017, Reducing Harm from Falls

The 10 Topics in reducing harm from falls are learning activities for people who want to know more about how to prevent falls and reduce harm from falls in older people.