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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.

All together better health conference

3 Sep 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission

All Together Better Health IX (ATBH IX) is the leading global interprofessional education and collaborative practice conference.

Developing a co-designed diabetes model of care

22 Jun 2018, Primary Care

The Linwood Medical Centre & Canterbury District Health Board (DHB) diabetes integrated specialist clinic in Christchurch is one of the six successful initiatives supported by the Commission’s Whakakotahi 2018 primary care quality improvement challenge.

Primary care engaging with whānau where they are

22 Jun 2018, Primary Care

Turanga Health's Māori whanāu health project is one of the six successful initiatives chosen for the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Whakakotahi 2018 primary care quality improvement challenge.

Tackling skin infections in a Pacific population

22 Jun 2018, Primary Care

The Fono Health and Social Services in West Auckland is one of the six successful initiatives supported by the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Whakakotahi 2018 project.

Report calls for hip fracture surgery within 48 hours

22 Jun 2018, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

Offering surgery to people with hip fractures within 48 hours could lead to fewer deaths, a report by the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee (POMRC) has found.

Changes to advance care planning website

13 Jun 2018, Advance Care Planning

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is coordinating the advance care planning (ACP) programme until the end of 2019, in partnership with district health boards.

Mental health fono spotlights high seclusion rates for Pacific peoples

8 Jun 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

The high numbers of Pacific mental health and addiction (MHA) consumers who experience seclusion in district health board (DHB) MHA in-patient services was one of the drivers behind a national Pacific health fono held during May.

Going Dutch: what the Netherlands health care study group learned

6 Jun 2018, Aged Residential Care

A small group of New Zealand health professionals recently participated in a study tour to the Netherlands, hosted by CareMetric principal Jan Weststrate. The group visited hospitals, health care agencies (regulatory and quality improvement), aged care...

Interactive dashboard of individual DHB performance launched

31 May 2018, Health Quality Intelligence

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has launched a new, publicly-available dashboard of health system quality that shows at a glance how individual district health boards (DHBs) are performing in a variety of areas.

Leadership award for Nelson occupational therapist

29 May 2018, Building Leadership & Capability

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board (DHB) occupational therapist Emma Williams has received an Open for leadership award for numerous projects she has initiated, led and coordinated.

Waitemata District Health Board health literacy symposium

24 May 2018, Partners in Care

Waitemata District Health Board is hosting a health literacy symposium on 24 May 2018. The focus is to create a greater awareness of health literacy with an emphasis on what we can do as a community to create better patient experiences.