News & events

Commission calendar of events 2018

31 Dec 2020, 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.

Co-design will help improve transitions

15 Oct 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

The Connecting Care Project will see health service providers, consumers, and their families and whānau working together to better understand and improve the experience of transitions between or within providers.

Quality Improvement Scientific Symposium 2018

5 Oct 2018, Building Leadership & Capability

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

Mental health and addiction programme hosts AUT students

3 Oct 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

Auckland University of Technology students Nicole Oliveri and Alisi Fangupo have been learning about the challenges of the mental health and addiction sector during their placement with the mental health and addiction quality improvement programme.

Have you done an advance care plan?

1 Oct 2018, Advance Care Planning

Planning for her future care was the last thing on Wendy Betteridge’s mind, until a cardiac arrest 18 months ago forced her to change her thinking.

Lunchtime seminar: social entrapment

20 Sep 2018, Family Violence Death Review Committee

Social entrapment: A realistic understanding of the criminal offending of primary victims of intimate partner violence.

New communication skills online course for clinicians

14 Sep 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission

A new online course is available to help clinicians develop skills for communicating effectively with patients about the risks and benefits of treatment options, and for enhancing skills in shared decision-making.

Orders are open for Patient Safety Week 2018 resources!

10 Sep 2018, Patient Safety Week

Orders are open for Patient Safety Week 2018 resources. With this year's focus on infection prevention and control, our PSW resources encourage consumers and health professionals to ask: are you giving germs a hand?