NEWS: 21 Aug 2020, Suicide Mortality Review Committee
The Suicide Mortality Review Committee (SuMRC) welcomes the Chief Coroner’s annual report on provisional suicide statistics released today. The figures suggest an overall decrease in deaths by suicide in Aotearoa.
NEWS: 18 Mar 2020, Primary Care
An award-winning quality improvement project to reduce the rate of skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) among under-25-year-olds in West Auckland’s Tuvaluan community aims to be extended to other Pacific communities.
Jo Wailling, research associate with the Diana Unwin Chair in Restorative Justice at Victoria University of Wellington and Wi Keelan mental health and addiction (MHA) quality improvement programme kaumātua explore...
Co-design is rapidly becoming an essential part of quality and improvement in health and care services internationally.
NEWS: 7 Nov 2019, Medication Safety
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is reviewing the current Tall Man lettering list and encourages health professionals to submit names of confusing medicine pairs not already on the list, by Friday 15 November 2019.
NEWS: 29 Jul 2019, Health Quality Intelligence
Aotearoa New Zealand’s health system must acknowledge, understand and address inequities in how Māori and non-Māori access and receive health services, says a new report released today.
NEWS: 25 Jul 2019, Primary Care
A community-driven approach has played a vital role in a project that has reduced the rate of skin and soft tissue infections among under 25-year-olds in West Auckland’s Tuvaluan community by more than 40 percent.
In this blog, Rangimaarie Painting, a student from the University of Auckland on placement with the Health Quality & Safety Commission, discusses the concept of colourism.
EVENT: 21 Aug 2019, Building Leadership & Capability
An Open Forum with Professor Mary Dixon-Woods, The Healthcare Improvement Studies (THIS) Institute, Cambridge, UK.
PUBLICATION: 19 Dec 2018, Health Quality Intelligence
Our six-monthly report on the harm prevented, and money saved, in areas the Commission focuses on or raises awareness about.
NEWS: 7 Dec 2018, Adverse Events
The latest Learning from adverse events report shows health providers in New Zealand are continuing to develop and improve their systems for reporting, reviewing and learning from adverse events.
EVENT: 20 Sep 2018, Family Violence Death Review Committee
Social entrapment: A realistic understanding of the criminal offending of primary victims of intimate partner violence.