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.

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.

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Lord Adebowale inspires mental health & addiction sector

7 Dec 2017, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

In a free workshop for the mental health and addiction sector in Auckland on 22 November, Lord Adebowale gave an inspiring and engaging keynote address about mobilising our communities.

Conversations that Count day 2018

23 Nov 2017, Advance Care Planning

Thursday 5 April 2018 is Conversations that Count Day – a day to encourage people to think about, talk about and plan for their future and end-of-life care.

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Great participation in Patient Safety Week 2017

23 Nov 2017, Patient Safety Week

A huge thank you to everyone who supported Patient Safety Week 2017. The week, which was focused on medication safety, ran from 5 to 11 November and saw a record number of resources ordered.

Mental health workshop with Lord Victor Adebowale

22 Nov 2017, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

Lord Victor Adebowale, CBE, Chief Executive of the health and social care organisation Turning Point* will be speaking at a workshop for mental health consumer representatives and service providers. Attendance is free.

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.