The Commission is increasing its focus on primary care and community services, aged residential care and disability services. The Primary Care programme aims to increase quality improvement capability in these areas.

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Quality improvement in primary care – a conference presentation

12 Oct 2017, Primary Care

Recently, Sally Nichol from Hutt Union Community Health Services and Sandy Bhawan from Te Awakairangi Health Network spoke at the PMAANZ conference about the experience, learnings and benefits gained from their Whakakotahi quality improvement project.

Tackling diabetes in the Hutt Valley

21 Aug 2017, Primary Care

Primary health organisation Te Awakairangi Health Network and HUCHS received support from the Commission to undertake a diabetes improvement project. It is one of the three successful initiatives supported by the Commission’s Whakakotahi programme.

Ensuring a safety net of care after a heart attack

21 Aug 2017, Primary Care

It takes a village to look after a patient following an acute coronary event and that’s what Nelson Marlborough Health (Nelson Marlborough District Health Board) cardiology services and their extended community team are aiming to achieve.