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

Call for posters for BMJ Melbourne 2018 forum

8 Feb 2018, Improving Leadership & Capability

The BMJ International Forum in the Asia Pacific region will take place at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in Melbourne, Australia, between 10-12 September 2018.

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.