EVENT: 10 Mar 2020, Health Quality & Safety Commission
An Open Forum featuring Mr Samer Nashef, cardiac surgeon, Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK and Dr Stephen Duckett, director of the health programme, Grattan Institute, Victoria, Australia.
Jo Wailling is a registered nurse and research associate with the Diana Unwin Chair in Restorative Justice, Victoria University of Wellington.
PUBLICATION: 20 Dec 2016, Building Leadership & Capability
An annotated bibliography of selected publications from the Armstrong Institute.
PUBLICATION: 4 Nov 2016, Building Leadership & Capability
Presentations from the Health Quality & Safety Commission's 2016 Quality Improvement Scientific Symposium.
NEWS: 28 Apr 2016, Falls
Sandy Blake, director of nursing at Whanganui DHB with significant experience in patient safety, describes the role of clinical leadership in driving quality improvement in reducing harm from falls.
MEDIA RELEASE: 11 Mar 2016
The Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission) is recommending data on surgical performance and other health care outcomes are publicly reported at a provider, department or team level.
PUBLICATION: 11 Mar 2016, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The Health Quality & Safety Commission has reviewed the evidence surrounding publication of outcomes data such as rates of surgical mortality and other complications. This review includes the practical effects of reporting the outcomes of individual clini
NEWS: 4 Mar 2015, Infection Prevention & Control
In February 2015, the Commission’s Infection Prevention & Control programme, in conjunction with First, Do No Harm, held an all-day meeting with Northern region IPC nurse specialists from DHBs...
NEWS: 2 Dec 2014, Health Quality Intelligence
Five priorities for improvement are a feature of Waikato District Health Board’s fourth annual Quality Account published this week.
NEWS: 9 Oct 2014, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is accepting applications for sponsorship to attend the 'Data for improvement' and 'Improvement science in practice' workshops at Ko Awatea.
EVENT: 12 Nov 2014, Health Quality & Safety Commission
During this two-day course participants will learn how measurement for improvement differs from that for accountability and research.
NEWS: 13 Dec 2013, Health Quality Intelligence
Good progress is being made on implementing a national approach to collection, measurement and use of in-patient experience information.
NEWS: 10 Jun 2013, Health Quality Intelligence
Feedback is being sought on a draft set of consumer experience indicators developed to help change and improve New Zealand’s health service.
NEWS: 22 Oct 2012, Open for better care
Keynote address by Dr Margaret Chan, Director General of the World Health Organisation, delivered to the 29th International Conference of the International Society for Quality in Health Care, Geneva Switzerland.
NEWS: 15 Apr 2013, Health Quality Intelligence
Work has begun on a project to develop consumer experience indicators that can be used to help change and improve the health service in New Zealand.
PUBLICATION: 27 May 2013, Infection Prevention & Control
Presentations from speakers at the New Zealand workshop on Clostridium Difficile infection.
NEWS: 7 Feb 2013
The Health Quality & Safety Commission welcomes the release today of the report into the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry.
NEWS: 6 Dec 2012
One of the largest and most complex surveys of New Zealand’s health workforce shows district health boards (DHBs) are increasingly working in partnership with the health professionals they employ.
EVENT: 14 Feb 2013, Other Topics
This program is designed for teams of reviewers who intend to use the IHI Global Trigger Tool in their own hospitals.
NEWS: 24 Oct 2012
This is the keynote address by Dr Margaret Chan, Director General of the World Health Organisation, delivered to the 29th International Conference of the International Society for Quality in Health Care, Geneva Switzerland.
These are a set of high level measures which are designed to provide the public and the health and disability sector with a clear picture of the quality and safety of health services in New Zealand.