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Ō tātou hiranga | What matters to us

2 Dec 2020, Advance Care Planning

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is hosting a shared decision-making and advance care planning virtual hui for health care workers and managers.

End of Life Choices Act

12 Nov 2020, Advance Care Planning

In the 2020 election, there was a majority ‘yes’ vote in the End of Life Choice referendum. You may be wondering what this will mean and how you might exercise your choice.

Update from the advance care planning programme – August 2020

4 Sep 2020, Advance Care Planning

This update from the advance care planning programme includes information on speakers for the Ō tātou hiranga what matters to us hui, whenua ki te whenua the new ACP guide for whānau, training for ACP and SICG and welcomes a new staff member.

Haere atu ra e Keri

27 Aug 2020, Advance Care Planning

Today we mourn the loss of Keri Kaa, one of the faces of our Kia kōrero | Let's talk advance care planning campaign, who passed away peacefully in Te Puia Springs on 26 August.

Advance care planning update

24 Jul 2020, Advance Care Planning

Now more than ever it is important to encourage people to start an advance care plan and think about their future health and wellbeing. Many ACP staff who were seconded to help with the COVID-19 pandemic are coming back into their ACP roles.

Plan helps whānau face an uncertain future

21 Apr 2020, Advance Care Planning

Tahu Hikuroa has aggressive brain tumours that means his future is uncertain. But, having an advance care plan has helped Tahu and wife Jo to make some tough decisions and feel more in control about what lies ahead.

Advance Care Planning Day postponed

19 Mar 2020, Advance Care Planning

In light of the rapidly developing and changing situation with COVID-19, the Health Quality & Safety Commission is postponing Advance Care Planning Day until later in the year. The day was to be held on Friday 3 April.

Advance Care Planning Day – Friday 3 April 2020

29 Jan 2020, Advance Care Planning

Advance Care Planning (ACP) Day, Friday 3 April 2020, will focus on explaining the benefits of ACP and work towards making it ‘business-as-usual’ for all health care professionals

Serious Illness Conversation Guide training

9 May 2019, Advance Care Planning

In association with the Choosing Wisely Forum, the Health Quality & Safety Commission is offering three-hour Serious Illness Conversation Guide training on Thursday 9 May 2019.