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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 135, 17 July–5 August 2021

Health Quality & Safety Commission
05 August 2021

Ngā ihirangi | In this issue


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Whakapai i te kounga me te haumaru | Quality and safety improvement
  • Case study: Improving diabetes management for tāngata whaiora at Hauora Heretaunga
  • Who would you like to speak for you if you can't? Advance care planning and dementia videos released
  • Sponsorship opportunity: Ako tahi hei whakapai ake i te kounga | Improving together: Improvers (primary care 2021)
Whakaheke mōrearea | Reducing harm
  • Call for abstracts for the Quality improvement scientific symposium 2021
  • Connecting care: Improving service transitions – top tips
  • Practical tools for reducing seclusion rates
  • New resource released to support those recovering from a hip fracture
  • Recognition and response system retrospective case note review template
  • Taking your medicine safely brochure ‒ available to order free
Pūrongo me te whakamārama | Reporting and commentary
  • National hand hygiene compliance report: 1 March 2021 to 30 June 2021

Mahi ngātahi me mātou | Work with us

The Commission has two roles open for applications:

  • Programme coordinator, quality systems group (closes 5pm, Tuesday 10 August 2021)
  • Clinical lead, quality systems (closes 3pm Friday 13 August)
  • Senior database developer, health quality intelligence (no closing date)
Ngā hui huhua | Events
  • Advance care planning: Activating communities, embracing conversations and preparing for crises (23–25 August 2021)
  • International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare (Australasia) 2021 (8–10 September 2021)
  • 2021 New Zealand Melanoma Summit (10–12 September 2021)
  • Using restorative approaches to heal and learn: Humanising harm (14 September 2021)
  • Quality improvement scientific symposium 2021 (17 November 2021)
  • New Zealand Sepsis Conference 2021: Challenges for New Zealand (18 November 2021)
  • Open Forum: Resilient health care – embracing the future (23 November 2021)
  • International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare (Asia) 2021 (25–27 November 2021)
  • Submissions and registrations open for the ninth biennial Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Conference (29 November–3 December 2021)

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