Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 104 online now

29 Aug 2019 | Health Quality & Safety Commission

Ngā ihirangi | In this issue

Whakapai i te kounga me te haumaru | Quality and safety improvement

  • Gender-affirming care in Canterbury – simplifying the complexity
  • ‘Nudges’ to improve patient experience
  • Ngā paerewa pairuri tāngata | Standards for palliative care

Whakaheke mōrearea | Reducing harm

  • Hauora Māori approach to developing care plans
  • Blog: Tools to remove barriers to quality improvement in primary care
  • Severity assessment code examples updated
  • Second learning session held for Connecting Care: Improving service transitions
  • Survey of mental health and addiction consumers, families and whānau goes live in September

Pūrongo me te whakamārama | Reporting and commentary

  • Primary health organisation-level analysis available for selected Atlas domains
  • Third annual update on increasing transparency in New Zealand health care
  • Suicide rates unacceptably high – mortality review committee
  • Call for nominations for the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee
  • Choosing Wisely campaign backs ban on direct-to-consumer advertising of medicines

Ngā hui huhua | Events

  • International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare
  • Healthcare Human Factors Symposium and Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of New Zealand conference
  • Design for Health Symposium 2019
  • Seminars with Professor Karim Brohi, London Major Trauma System
  • Quality improvement scientific symposium 2019
  • Open Forum with Helen Bevan

Last updated 29/08/2019