The Health Quality & Safety Commission is a key stakeholder in the development of the Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan (2015/20), leading development and completion of the plan’s quality and safety actions.
The term kaiāwhina describes non-regulated roles in the health and disability sector. This includes community support, disability support, mental health and addiction support, primary care assistance, public health assistance, hospital orderlies and allie
Consumers using a health or disability service in New Zealand have the protection of a Code of Rights. All health care professionals providing health or disability services, whether regulated or non-regulated professions, are subject to the Code.