News & events

PHARMAC decision criteria consultation

3 Apr 2014, Partners in Care

As part of a rolling review of PHARMAC's policies and procedures (OPP), PHARMAC is seeking feedback on the criteria it uses to make decisions.

NHS patient participation guides

21 Mar 2014, Partners in Care

NHS England has developed some bite-size guides to support patient and public participation in the NHS.

The importance of patient voices

19 Mar 2014, Partners in Care

Patient Voices is an initiative, started by the UK's Royal College of Nursing, which tells patient stories to bring to life the importance of placing patients at the centre of health care.

Conversations about end-of-life care

27 Feb 2014, Partners in Care

The Conversation Project began in 2010 and has inspired and helped facilitate many conversations between individuals and their loved ones about end-of-life care.

New website for co-design in health care

13 Feb 2014, Partners in Care

Sign up to this new website from A new website hosted by the HIIRC - the go-to place if you are interested in, or working in, co-design in health care.

New Chair and Deputy for Telehealth Forum

7 Jan 2014, Partners in Care

Christchurch paediatrician Dr John Garrett is the New Zealand Telehealth Forum’s new chair, and Dr Ruth Large, clinical director at Thames Hospital, is his deputy.

Buddy Day 2013

19 Nov 2013, Partners in Care

Staff in the consumer engagement team at the Health Quality & Safety Commission have taken part in Buddy Day 2013 to help raise awareness of child abuse in New Zealand.

Shared decision making

12 Nov 2013, Partners in Care

The Commission's Partners in Care programme has been in contact with Ask, Share, Know in Australia about areas of mutual interest, including health literacy and shared decision making.