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Presentations from Let's talk: our communities, our health

Presentations from the Health Quality & Safety Commission's inaugural two day forum, Let's talk: our communities, our health, held on 8–9 March at Te Papa, Wellington. The heart of this forum was about actively involving consumers/patients and their family/whānau in designing health and care services. 

Welcome address
Hon. Dr David Clark, Minister of Health 

Te Rina Ruru (Ngāti Kahu Ki Whaingaroa, Te Aitanga-a-Māhaki), consumer advocate
Involving me and my whānau

Dr Lynne Maher
Director of innovation, nurse leader, co-designer, Ko Awatea, Counties Manukau Health

Keynote: Co-design: are we there yet?

Facilitated by Catherine Gerard, evaluation manager, health quality intelligence; and Richard Hamblin, director, health quality intelligence, Health Quality & Safety Commission

 Dr Theresa Fleming
Senior lecturer, Victoria University of Wellington

Keynote: Tool or threat? Experience and engagement in digital mental health tools

 Kayleigh Shaw
Senior registered nurse, Bakerfield Medical and Urgent Care Centre, Auckland

Rapid Fire: Filling in the gaps: Patient diaries in ICU

Kareen Grimshaw
Quality, research and development radiation therapist, Waikato DHB 

Rapid Fire: Women’s voices: Identifying oncology-gynaecology service improvements

Dr Cheryl Benn
Midwifery advisor and LMC midwife, MidCentral DHB

Rapid Fire: Severe Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy (SNVP): Suffering in silence

Rodger McLeod
Service manager, mental health and addiction, MASH Trust 

Rapid Fire: We don't do easy:  Putting client feedback at the front end of an outcome measurements framework 

Dr Lance O'Sullivan
General practitioner, community leader and author