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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest, Issue 77 online now

Te Tāhū Hauora Health Quality & Safety Commission
20 December 2017

In this issue

Quality and safety improvement 

  • Whakakotahi second learning sessions: Sharing to improve primary care 
  • Consumer network member Martine Abel helps focus on possibility, not disability 
  • Lord Adebowale inspires mental health and addiction sector 
  • Local quality improvement projects underway in mental health and addiction sector

Reducing harm

  • Choosing Wisely forum announced 
  • Workshop videos: Exploring shared goals of care in acute hospital settings 
  • Presentations from the Hand Hygiene New Zealand workshop

Reporting and commentary

  • Forum a first combined meeting for all mortality review committees 
  • Latest quality and safety markers 
  • Open4Results – December 2017 
  • Blog: Time to ride the ‘perfect wave’ of change in mental health 
  • National Hand Hygiene New Zealand report (July–October 2017) 
  • Australian and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry annual report 2017 
  • Vacancies 
  • Patient stories 
  • From the Commission to you, happy holidays!


  • Upcoming events calendar 2017 
  • Let's talk: Our communities, our health 
  • Half-day Safe Surgery NZ regional forums with Professor Bill Berry
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