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.

Adverse event review workshops

16 Apr 2018, Adverse Events

The 2-day workshops are relevant to all health sector staff that undertake reviews on serious adverse events, and would like to understand and master the essential components of a high-quality review.

Choosing Wisely workshop

2 Mar 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission

Putting theory into practice: for those already using Choosing Wisely in their practice and want to learn more, and also those who would like to but don’t quite know where to start.

Call for posters for BMJ Melbourne 2018 forum

8 Feb 2018, Improving Leadership & Capability

The BMJ International Forum in the Asia Pacific region will take place at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in Melbourne, Australia, between 10-12 September 2018.

Southern DHB Chief Executive Chris Fleming Southern DHB Registrar General Surgery Layla Hehir HQSC CEO Janice Wilson 3
Simulation training initiative recognised with award

18 Jan 2018, Improving Leadership & Capability

Leading a project to introduce ‘pop up’ training simulations at the Southern District Health Board (DHB) has earned emergency department registrar, Dr Layla Hehir, an Open for leadership award.

Choosing Wisely forum announced

14 Dec 2017, Health Quality & Safety Commission

The Council of Medical Colleges is running a forum in Wellington for those already using Choosing Wisely in their practice, and those who would like to but don’t quite know where to start.

Local QI projects underway in mental health & addiction sector

14 Dec 2017, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

A few months after the new quality improvement facilitator training course, participants from DHBs and NGOs across the country have started to drive local projects to improve mental health and addiction services.