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Patient safety: the rising star of clinical care

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.

Health Quality & Safety Indicators

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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.

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National Reportable Events Policy Offers Guidance

NEWS: 20 Feb 2012, Adverse Events

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has finalised a national policy to help health and disability providers to report and investigate adverse events so preventable events are not repeated.

Landmark report on patients' wishes at end of life released

NEWS: 23 Mar 2011, Partners in Care

The Massachusetts Expert Panel on End-of-Life Care recently released a landmark report, Patient-Centered Care and Human Mortality: The Urgency of Health System Reforms to Ensure Respect for Patients' Wishes and Accountability for Excellence in Care.

Quality Accounts

NEWS: 7 Nov 2011, Health Quality Intelligence

Quality Accounts are annual reports to the public from providers of health and disability services about the quality of the services they provide.