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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 87 online now

Te Tāhū Hauora Health Quality & Safety Commission
16 August 2018

Ngā ihirangi | In this issue

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

  • Three steps to better health literacy – a guide for health care professionals
  • Commission consumer network ‘re-energised’, ready for new challenges
  • Blog: There is no ‘I’ in team
  • Commission offers ‘train-the-trainer’ workshops for consumer representatives and providers
  • Open for leadership award for Waikato-based recovery advisor
  • Endoscopy coordinator receives Open for leadership award
  • Flyer: About Whakakotahi – the primary care quality improvement challenge
  • Whakakotahi 2019 Q&A session
  • Patient story: Mum was a glowing light
  • Developing a co-designed diabetes model of care
  • Poster: Whakakotahi, 'to be as one'

Whakaheke mōrearea | Reducing harm

  • New national mental health staff survey available now – don’t miss out!
  • Poster competition encourages school children to fight germs and win
  • Aged residential care sector engagement presentations now online
  • Specify brand advice guidance

Pūrongo me te whakamārama | Reporting and commentary

  • Review confirms value of National Bowel Screening Programme
  • National patient experience survey: Results for patients treated in May 2018
  • Second annual update on increasing transparency in New Zealand health care
  • Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee practice points
  • Commission vacancy

Ngā hui huhua | Events

  • Upcoming events calendar 2018
  • All Together Better Health IX conference
  • BMJ International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare
  • Adverse event review workshop
  • Quality improvement scientific symposium
  • 13th Biennial Asia Pacific International Mental Health and Addiction Conference
  • 8th Biennial Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Conference
  • Patient deterioration New Zealand: Current state and future developments
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