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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 116 online now

Te Tāhū Hauora Health Quality & Safety Commission
11 June 2020

Ngā ihirangi | In this issue

Whakapai i te kounga te haumaru | Quality and safety improvement

  • Multidisciplinary team improves care for consumers with rare condition
  • Case study: Improving use of clinical phone appointments for oncology patients
  • Bernadette Pereira MNZM honoured in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2020
  • Resources for providers starting quality improvement projects
  • Primary care improvement case study: Childhood respiratory warrant of fitness: Unichem Russell Street, Hastings
  • Primary care improvement case study: Nelson Marlborough Health: Improving medication adherence post cardiac stent
  • Addressing inequity in primary care using the treatment of gout as an example

Whakaheke mōrearea | Reducing harm

  • He Hohonga Kōrero – The Conversation Café
  • DHBs take part in World Hand Hygiene Day 2020
  • Shared goals of care factsheet for patients and whānau
  • Aotearoa New Zealand Tall Man lettering list (April 2020)
  • Maternity early warning system virtual grand round presentation
  • Hawke’s Bay DHB leads the way towards zero seclusion
  • Reporting COVID-19-related medication errors, challenges and ideas to the New Zealand Pharmacovigilance Centre
  • Pain-relieving medicines for acute pain – information for patients
  • Learning session focuses on the importance of whānau engagement in MHA adverse event review process
  • Webinar: Caring for complex older people

Pūrongo me te whakamārama | Reporting and commentary

  • Midwife recognised for services to perinatal and maternal health

Mahi ngātahi me mātou | Work with us

  • Analyst/data scientist (closes 5pm, Wednesday 17 June 2020)
  • Data engineer (closes 5pm, Wednesday 17 June 2020)

Ngā hui huhua | Events

  • International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare 2020
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