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Te Pū rauemi KOWHEORI-19 COVID-19 resource hub

Support for people working in health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find information about how you can support yourselves and others, including consumers, teams and colleagues which complements and aligns with Ministry of Health resources.

Kia āta kōwhiri Choosing Wisely

The Choosing Wisely campaign seeks to reduce harm from unnecessary and low-value tests and treatment.

The tools and resources on the sites listed below will help you improve the quality and safety of care for consumers.

They include background information, instructions on how and when the tools can be used, accompanying templates for downloading and often links to instructional videos about the resource.

American Society for Quality: Learn About Quality, quality topics A–Z

BCUQI, NHS Wales: Resource templates, examples and videos

Clinical Excellence Commission, New South Wales, Australia: Quality Improvement Tools
For more information or tools, please email the CEC Quality Improvement Academy Staff at


International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua): Resource Materials

Quality Improvement NHS Scotland: QI Tools

Te Tāhū Hauora: 

  • Improvement education for the health sector
    • Improving together: Introduction, four e-learning modules to provide you with an online introduction to quality improvement.
    • Information on the Improving together: Improvers, Facilitators, Advisors and Leaders education programmes.
    • Links to information on other education including the adverse events learning programme workshops, co-design online module, restorative practice education and Human Factors in health care online module.
  • Quality improvement toolkit
    This toolkit uses the common language of quality improvement. It shares some of the techniques underpinning the improvement work of Te Tāhū Hauora. This will help teams working on quality improvement activities understand if the changes they are making have resulted in the desired improvement. It was initially designed to help health care workers undertake quality improvement, specifically those working in aged residential care however has more general application.
Published: 9 Nov 2021 Modified: 28 Apr 2023