The improving leadership and capability programme puts quality and safety at the heart of New Zealand’s health and disability services. 

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Simulation training initiative recognised with award

18 Jan 2018, Improving Leadership & Capability

Leading a project to introduce ‘pop up’ training simulations at the Southern District Health Board (DHB) has earned emergency department registrar, Dr Layla Hehir, an Open for leadership award.

Programme related news

Educating patients about ‘leaky legs’ leads to award

17 Oct 2017, Improving Leadership & Capability

A project to help patients in the community understand their ‘leaky legs’ has seen a Wairarapa DHB community health nurse become the latest recipient of the Open for leadership awards.

Hawke’s Bay speech–language therapist wins award

13 Sep 2017, Improving Leadership & Capability

A thoughtful approach to improving relationships and commitment to the care of her patients has seen a Hawke’s Bay District Health Board speech and language therapist become the latest recipient of an Open for leadership award.

Wellington physiotherapist wins health leadership award

30 Aug 2017, Improving Leadership & Capability

Wellington physiotherapist Tom Bond’s drive to introduce a monitoring tool for long-stay intensive care unit patients has won him a Commission Open for leadership award.