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The ripple effect

NEWS: 9 Mar 2018, Partners in Care

Te Rina Ruru’s life changed the morning her brother Ray had a car accident which left him with a traumatic brain injury. She was 16 at the time and struggled to cope. Te Rina shared her story at the Commission’s Let’s talk forum on 8–9 March.

Choosing Wisely workshop

EVENT: 2 Mar 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission

Putting theory into practice: for those already using Choosing Wisely in their practice and want to learn more, and also those who would like to but don’t quite know where to start.

Adverse event review workshops

EVENT: 16 Apr 2018, Adverse Events

The 2-day workshops are relevant to all health sector staff that undertake reviews on serious adverse events, and would like to understand and master the essential components of a high-quality review.

Choosing Wisely forum announced

NEWS: 14 Dec 2017, Health Quality & Safety Commission

The Council of Medical Colleges is running a forum in Wellington for those already using Choosing Wisely in their practice, and those who would like to but don’t quite know where to start.

HDC Conference – registrations close 3 November 2017

NEWS: 16 Oct 2017, Adverse Events

The Health and Disability Commissioner conference on 13 November 2017 in Wellington is a ‘must attend’ for everyone who delivers health and disability care and champions the rights of consumers to get the best possible care, every time.

Quality improvement in primary care – a conference presentation

NEWS: 12 Oct 2017, Primary Care

Recently, Sally Nichol from Hutt Union Community Health Services and Sandy Bhawan from Te Awakairangi Health Network spoke at the PMAANZ conference about the experience, learnings and benefits gained from their Whakakotahi quality improvement project.

Update on reducing Staphylococcus aureus related SSI collaborative

NEWS: 25 Sep 2017, Infection Prevention & Control

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has been working over the past year to review literature, propose potential bundle options, and gather feedback from the healthcare sector regarding a pre-operative anti-staphylococcal bundle

Wellington physiotherapist wins health leadership award

NEWS: 30 Aug 2017, Building Leadership & Capability

Wellington physiotherapist Tom Bond’s drive to introduce a monitoring tool for long-stay intensive care unit patients has won him a Commission Open for leadership award.

Adverse event review workshops

EVENT: 3 Aug 2017, Adverse Events

The 2-day workshops are relevant to all health sector staff that undertake reviews on serious adverse events, and would like to understand and master the essential components of a high-quality review.