In August 2018, the Health Quality & Safety Commission conducted the national survey – Ngā Poutama Oranga Hinengaro: Quality in Context in mental health and addiction services. This survey was conducted to inform the future direction and focus of MHA quality improvement initiatives.

Thank you to the over 2,500 staff around the country who participated in this important survey.

A number of resources are available to help you access results from Ngā Poutama. These include:

  • a national report
  • a technical report
  • local reports (available individually by district health board and summarised by region for non-governmental organisations)
  • the survey questionnaire
  • a media release
  • survey FAQs.

Download these documents below.

For information not contained in the above resources, please contact the Commission MHA team at: MentalHealthAddiction@hqsc.govt.nz.

Last updated 01/02/2019