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Compass Health rebrands

2 Jul 2018, Primary Care

The Commission has welcomed Tū Ora Compass Health’s recent rebrand as a sign of its commitment to achieving health equity.

Second quality improvement facilitator course begins in July

27 Jun 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

The second cohort of health professionals is about to begin the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s mental health and addiction programme’s quality improvement facilitator course.

Subscribe to the Choosing Wisely newsletter

27 Jun 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission

Introduced in 2016, Choosing Wisely encourages health professionals to talk with patients about unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures; and patients to discuss with their health professional whether they really need a particular intervention.

PMMRC annual conference: Coming together to be better

26 Jun 2018, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

Come along and learn about the latest perinatal and maternal mortality and morbidity data and its implications for improving the quality and safety of care for mothers and babies in New Zealand.

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.