The Commission is increasing its focus on the primary care sector. The primary care programme aims to increase quality improvement capability in these areas.

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WellSouth tackles health literacy

23 May 2018, Primary Care

Four years ago, Wellsouth Primary Health Network, covering the southern district, set up a long-term conditions (LTC) team. From a 'blank canvas' they have developed a new LTC model of care for the network and heath care professional training focusing...

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Developing a co-designed diabetes model of care

22 Jun 2018, Primary Care

The Linwood Medical Centre & Canterbury District Health Board (DHB) diabetes integrated specialist clinic in Christchurch is one of the six successful initiatives supported by the Commission’s Whakakotahi 2018 primary care quality improvement challenge.

Primary care engaging with whānau where they are

22 Jun 2018, Primary Care

Turanga Health's Māori whanāu health project is one of the six successful initiatives chosen for the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Whakakotahi 2018 primary care quality improvement challenge.

Tackling skin infections in a Pacific population

22 Jun 2018, Primary Care

The Fono Health and Social Services in West Auckland is one of the six successful initiatives supported by the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Whakakotahi 2018 project.