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. 

Featured news or publications

New national mental health staff survey live – don’t miss out!

1 Aug 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

Thousands of staff working in mental health and addiction (MHA) services in New Zealand will be taking a few minutes to 'have their say' this month and help inform the future direction and focus of MHA quality improvement initiatives.

Programme related news

Second quality improvement facilitator course begins in July

27 Jun 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

The second cohort of health professionals is about to begin the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s mental health and addiction programme’s quality improvement facilitator course.

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.