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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 106 online now

Te Tāhū Hauora Health Quality & Safety Commission
10 October 2019

Ngā ihirangi | In this issue

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

  • Co-design case study: Doing things better so you feel better
  • Unique opportunity to hear from experts in evidence-based medicine
  • Advance care planning issues for lawyers
  • Commission funds consumers to attend Toitū Hauora Māori Leadership Summit 2019
  • Primary care work profiled at practice managers conference

Whakaheke mōrearea | Reducing harm

  • Wiki Haumaru Tūroro | Patient Safety Week update
  • Transdermal patch alert updated
  • Project to improve safety in response to mental health and addiction adverse events
  • Presentations and videos from the co-design workshop on learning from adverse events
  • MHA quality improvement programme congratulates Heather Casey
  • Australian & New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry 2019 Annual Report
  • Profile: Leigh Murray, family advisor at Auckland DHB
  • Quality improvement changes reduce waiting times for lymphoedema patients
  • Health sector a core focus of UN’s International Day of Older Persons ‘journey to age equality’
  • On Older Persons Day, think twice about that medical test or treatment

Pūrongo me te whakamārama | Reporting and commentary

  • Warning bells as health and social policy ignores Asian mental health
  • Quality and safety marker results April–June 2019
  • Commission welcomes new chair and board members
  • Pānui/information for whānau/families about post-mortem examination
  • Report finds stillbirths significantly reduced over last 10 years
  • Third annual report of the Maternal Morbidity Working Group

Ngā hui huhua | Events

  • Quality improvement scientific symposium 2019
  • Mataora: Encounters between medicine and the arts
  • Open Forum with Helen Bevan
  • Getting better with evidence: Experiences of putting evidence into practice
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