The mental health and addiction (MHA) quality improvement programme aims to improve the quality and safety of mental health and addiction services and the experience of care for consumers. 

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Mental health fono spotlights high seclusion rates for Pacific peoples

8 Jun 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

The high numbers of Pacific mental health and addiction (MHA) consumers who experience seclusion in district health board (DHB) MHA in-patient services was one of the drivers behind a national Pacific health fono held during May.

National event marks ‘the beginning of the end’ for seclusion

28 Mar 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

Stakeholders from across the country joined the Commission and Te Pou this month, to begin the important work of the national collaborative Zero Seclusion: towards the elimination of seclusion by 2020.

Community speaks up about mental health and addiction care

18 Sep 2017, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

Asking the question, ‘How can we improve services and outcomes for all?’ sparked vibrant debate and engagement from hundreds of people from across New Zealand’s mental health and addiction community during August.