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Fifth annual update on increasing transparency 2021

19 Oct 2021, Health Quality Intelligence

This is the fifth annual update as required by the Ombudsman from the Ministry of Health and the Health Quality & Safety Commission on the sector’s progress towards increasing transparency of health data in Aotearoa New Zealand by June 2021.

Draft code of expectations – welcoming feedback

7 Oct 2021, Partners in Care

The Commission is developing a code of expectations (the code) which will set how health and disability service providers and organisations will involve and work effectively in partnership with consumers and whānau.

Choosing Wisely video for clinicians

4 Oct 2021, Other Topics

This video about Choosing Wisely includes stories from health care consumers along with advice from Dr John Bonning.

Te Ao Māori Framework

3 Sep 2021, Equity

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has developed a Te Ao Māori Framework in partnership with Māori health providers, Whānau Ora providers and participating district health boards across Aotearoa New Zealand.

Pou hihiri, Pou o te aroha | Healing and learning from harm

1 Sep 2021, Adverse Events

Pou hihiri, Pou o te aroha | Healing and learning from harm was developed by the Diana Unwin Chair in Restorative Justice and Stella Maris productions in consultation with several health sector and Māori partners, and funded by the Health Quality & Safety

Whenua ki te whenua – an advance care planning guide for whānau

13 Aug 2021, ACP information for consumers

Whenua ki te whenua: A taonga for your whānau, is an advance care planning guide designed using kaupapa Māori processes. Available in English and te re Māori the resources can be downloaded as PDFs or physical copies ordered free of charge.

Open Book: Extravasation injury during surgery

11 Aug 2021, Adverse Events

This Open Book alerts providers to the key findings of a recent review of an incident where a patient suffered an extravasation injury that required skin grafts to repair.

Advance care planning and dementia videos

19 Jul 2021, ACP information for consumers

Who would you like to speak for you if you can’t? If you have dementia, having an advance care plan means people will know your wishes, even if you can no longer tell them.