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Open Forum with Helen Bevan, NHS Horizons

18 Nov 2019, Building Leadership & Capability

Save the date! Helen Bevan, chief transformation officer at NHS Horizons, returns to Wellington on 18 November 2019.

Tweet chat with bias expert Anton Blank

7 Nov 2019, Patient Safety Week

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is hosting a tweet chat during Wiki Haumaru Tūroro | Patient Safety Week 2019. Bias expert Anton Blank will be on hand to answer your burning questions about bias in health care.

Tall Man lettering list review underway

7 Nov 2019, Medication Safety

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is reviewing the current Tall Man lettering list and encourages health professionals to submit names of confusing medicine pairs not already on the list, by Friday 15 November 2019.

Who me – biased? He ngākau haukume tōku?

4 Nov 2019, Patient Safety Week

Health professionals are encouraged to watch new learning modules on understanding bias in health care, released today for Patient Safety Week.

Mataora: Encounters between medicine and the arts

12 Oct 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission

Mataora: Encounters between Medicine and the Arts is a brand new event exploring a view of medicine and health that values imaginative and philosophical responses along with clinical and scientific thinking.

Making mental health a priority during Mental Health Awareness Week

11 Oct 2019, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s mental health and addiction (MHA) quality improvement programme organised several activities to acknowledge and celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 (23–29 September).

Quality Improvement Scientific Symposium 2019

10 Oct 2019, Building Leadership & Capability

The Commission is hosting its 5th annual scientific symposium featuring keynote speakers, peer-reviewed papers, interactive sessions and learning and networking opportunities.