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Commission calendar of events 2018

31 Dec 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission

A link to the Health Quality & Safety Commission's calendar of upcoming events. This list will be updated on a regular basis.

Whakakotahi 2019 shortlist announced

10 Dec 2018, Primary Care

The shortlist of projects for the third round of Whakakotahi, the Commission’s initiative to develop quality improvement capability in primary care, has been announced.

Using 'nudges' to co-design improvements in patient care

28 Nov 2018, Partners in Care

The Partners in Care and medication safety teams have been working with Ogilvy, to develop low-cost interventions called 'nudges' to improve the lower-scoring areas of the national adult inpatient experience survey.

Porirua team wins Open for leadership award

28 Nov 2018, Building Leadership & Capability

A leadership team from the Porirua Union & Community Health Service is the latest recipient of a Commission Open for leadership award.

Thanks for another great Patient Safety Week!

28 Nov 2018, Patient Safety Week

A huge thank you to everyone who supported Patient Safety Week 2018. The week, which focused on infection prevention and control, and in particular good hand hygiene, ran from 4 to 10 November.

Local child and youth mortality review members meet in Nelson

15 Nov 2018, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

The Health Quality & Safety Commission recently facilitated a successful workshop for members of local child and youth mortality review panels. The workshop took place in Nelson on 6–7 November 2018.