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International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare (Asia) 2021

25 Nov 2021, Health Quality & Safety Commission

Now taking place as a virtual conference, the International Forum Asia will showcase strategies from local experts and the international community, addressing regional needs and bringing the best of global learning to the region.

Open Forum: Resilient health care - embracing the future

23 Nov 2021, Health Quality & Safety Commission

An Open Forum featuring international and local speakers who specialise in concepts of resilient health care, and will share their understanding of implementing these concepts within primary and hospital care settings.

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Quality improvement scientific symposium 2021

17 Nov 2021, Building Leadership & Capability

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is hosting its 7th annual scientific symposium for health care quality improvement practitioners.

2021 New Zealand Melanoma Summit

10 Sep 2021

This two-day multi-disciplinary meeting will officially launch the Quality Statements to Guide Melanoma Diagnosis and Care in New Zealand.

Using restorative approaches to heal and learn: Humanising harm

30 Jun 2021, Adverse Events

Have you observed or been affected by health care harm? For example, a complaint, adverse event, or conflict? Consider attending this hui to learn more about responding to health care harm using a restorative approach that embraces healing and learning.

International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare (Europe) 2021

9 Jun 2021, Health Quality & Safety Commission

The virtual International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare Europe will take place 9–11 June. It will showcase internationally recognised keynotes and addresses regional needs, bringing the best of international learning to the region.

Aotearoa Patient Safety Day 2021 | Te Rā Haumaru Tūroro o Aotearoa 2021

2 Jun 2021, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

Planning for Aotearoa Patient Safety Day 2021 | Te Rā Haumaru Tūroro o Aotearoa 2021 on Friday 17 September continues. The focus for 2021 is maternal and newborn safety, aligning with the theme of the World Health Organization’s Global Patient Safety Day.

Adverse events reports for quarters 1, 2 and 3 of 2020/21 released

27 May 2021, Adverse Events

Each year the Health Quality & Safety Commission collects information about adverse events that occur in hospitals and other health care providers and reports on the findings. This is the data for quarter one, two and three of 2020/2021.

World Hand Hygiene Day: A reminder against complacency

5 May 2021, Infection Prevention & Control

World Hand Hygiene Day on Wednesday 5 May is a reminder of the important role appropriate hand hygiene plays in preventing the spread of illnesses – from the flu to COVID-19.