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School kids get the message about antibiotics

5 Nov 2018, Patient Safety Week

Antibiotics are not always the answer. That’s the message from 12-year-old Libby Thompson from Cust School in Rangiora, winner of the 2018 national antibiotic awareness poster competition.

MidCentral DHB: Reducing readmission rates amongst high-end users

26 Oct 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

Discovering that just 20 percent of their mental health and addiction (MHA) service consumers were using 80 percent of the allocated funds provided the impetus for a quality improvement project at MidCentral DHB.

Whanganui DHB: Improving Service Transitions through focusing on CHOICE

26 Oct 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

Janice Bowers, clinical nurse manager at Whanganui DHB has been leading a project for ICAMHAS (Infant, child and adolescent mental health and addiction services) to improve the way the department manages service transitions.

Co-design will help improve transitions

15 Oct 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

The Connecting Care Project will see health service providers, consumers, and their families and whānau working together to better understand and improve the experience of transitions between or within providers.

Quality Improvement Scientific Symposium 2018

5 Oct 2018, Building Leadership & Capability

The only New Zealand scientific symposium focused specifically on the science of health and disability care improvement by highlighting research and methods.

Mental health and addiction programme hosts AUT students

3 Oct 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

Auckland University of Technology students Nicole Oliveri and Alisi Fangupo have been learning about the challenges of the mental health and addiction sector during their placement with the mental health and addiction quality improvement programme.