NEWS: 20 Aug 2015, Adverse Events
The Health Quality & Safety Commission welcomed almost 50 adverse event reviewers to a workshop on 10–11 August 2015 at Ko Awatea in Auckland.
MEDIA RELEASE: 19 Aug 2015, Health Quality Intelligence
Patients from over 20 general practices across New Zealand will be asked about their care outside of hospital, in a trial of an online survey taking place from July to October.
PUBLICATION: 15 Jul 2015, Health Quality & Safety Commission
Health Quality & Safety Commission's Statement of Performance Expectation (for the period 2015 to 2016).
NEWS: 15 Jun 2015
The Ministry of Health has advised the Health Improvement and Innovation Resource Centre (HIIRC) website will be archived from 1 July 2015.
EVENT: 10 Aug 2015
A nine-month action learning programme that is designed specifically for those individuals who know they have the aptitude for turning vision into action and are looking for an opportunity to take their improvement skills and knowledge to the next level.
NEWS: 30 Apr 2015, Open for better care
Midland Quality Steering Group improvement advisors Charlotte Foley (Lakes District Health Board) and Ros Morell (Waikato District Health Board) are local project leads for the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s national collaborative on the safe use of
PUBLICATION: 3 Apr 2018, Reducing Harm from Falls
This workbook is designed to help connect data at district level from the Atlas of Healthcare Variation falls domain with local action.
NEWS: 4 Mar 2015, Medication
The final month of the campaign topic on high-risk medicines focuses on the safe use of opioids which will be continuing through the safe use of opioid collaborative.
NEWS: 4 Mar 2015, Safe Surgery NZ
The next phase of the Reducing Perioperative Harm programme will focus on rolling out the learnings from the proof of concept project to the sector.
NEWS: 16 Feb 2015, Safe Surgery NZ
The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s perioperative harm programme aims to reduce the significant harm caused by adverse events and other preventable errors that take place during the perioperative period.
NEWS: 19 Dec 2014, Health Quality Intelligence
The Atlas of Healthcare Variation opioid domain, published today, shows the rate of use of opioids in each district health board (DHB). See the opioid Atlas here. The Atlas covers only opioids dispensed from community pharmacies and does not include those
NEWS: 18 Dec 2014, Open for better care
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is pleased to announce that it will be revisiting reducing harm from falls as the fifth topic of the Open for better care campaign from April to September 2015.
NEWS: 15 Dec 2014, Health Quality Intelligence
The Health Quality & Safety Commission has released quality and safety markers data for the July to September 2014 quarter.
Reducing harm from opioids in district health board (DHB) hospitals.
NEWS: 25 Jun 2014, Medication Safety
The Commission is planning a three-year medication safety improvement programme on high-risk medicines across primary and secondary care settings, with an initial focus on reducing harm from opioids (eg, morphine and oxycodone) in secondary care.