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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 98 online now

Te Tāhū Hauora Health Quality & Safety Commission
24 April 2019

Ngā ihirangi | In this issue

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

  • Supporting whānau through trauma – Te Rina’s story
  • Partnership delivers wraparound support for diabetes patients
  • Whakakotahi 2018 learning session 3

Whakaheke mōrearea | Reducing harm

  • Stories from the aged residential care sector: I love music
  • Hand Hygiene New Zealand posters
  • Medication safety quality improvement toolkit
  • Reducing trauma deaths focus of new partnership
  • Webinar introducing the 2019 falls evidence base

Pūrongo me te whakamārama | Reporting and commentary

  • Kōrero on over-diagnosis and over-treatment with Dr Peter Kuling
  • Importance of good patient-clinician communication to be emphasised at Choosing Wisely forum
  • How to sleep safely during pregnancy
  • One in 10 New Zealanders uncomfortable asking doctors whether a test or treatment is necessary

Mahi ngātahi me mātou | Work with us

  • Programme coordinator, mental health and addiction (closes 5pm, Thursday 5 May 2019)

Ngā hui huhua | Events

  • Serious Illness Conversation Guide training
  • Continuing the conversation: A Choosing Wisely forum
  • Is the quality and safety agenda stalling?
  • International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare
  • Save the date: Quality Improvement Scientific Symposium 2019
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