News & events

Let’s PLAN health literacy tool supporting Work and Income clients

11 Mar 2016, Partners in Care

The Commission’s Let’s PLAN for better care health literacy tool is being used by the Ministry of Social Development’s Work and Income case managers in Hawke’s Bay and Tairawhiti to help their clients make the most of their visits to their GP and other he

Free Let’s PLAN flyer for consumers available

5 Jan 2016, Partners in Care

Don’t forget about Let’s PLAN – the free consumer resource developed by the Commission that encourages people to plan ahead for visits to their GP or other primary health care professional.

Counties Manukau Health paper on patient experience week

9 Dec 2015, Partners in Care

Alongside colleagues from Auckland District Health Board (DHB) and Waitemata DHB, Counties Manukau held a a week dedicated to focusing on achievements, raising awareness, and creating and sharing new learning across the Auckland region.

Brain injury awareness day

21 Nov 2015, Partners in Care

The New Zealand Brain Injury Support Network is holding a brain injury awareness day on the Rotorua lakefront.

Co-design evaluation report now available

20 Nov 2015, Partners in Care

An evaluation of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's 2014–15 co-design programme is now available as a summary or detailed report.

Community inclusion workshops

31 Aug 2015, Partners in Care

Learn powerful and practical community building tools and strategies at the Imagine Better community inclusion workshops with Ric Thomson.

Cultural competency courses are going national

12 Aug 2015, Partners in Care

aitemata District Health Board has announced their eCALD™ cultural competency courses will be available free to all district health board staff from 28 August 2015.

Accessing a consumer perspective

10 Aug 2015, Partners in Care

The Ministry of Health recently established the Long Term Conditions Consumer Advisory Panel, to engage consumers directly in the design of more effective health services, systems and support for those affected by long-term conditions.

Waitemata DHB Asian Health Week

23 Jul 2015, Partners in Care

Waitemata District Health Board’s Asian Health Services will be hosting an Asian Health Week from 17 to 21 August 2015, to celebrate a decade of achievements in providing quality services to Asian patients and families.

New DHB guide for consumer engagement

30 Jun 2015, Partners in Care

The Health Quality & Safety Commission's Partners in Care programme has released a new guide promoting consumer engagement in New Zealand district health boards (DHBs).