NEWS: 10 Dec 2020, Adverse Events
The annual summary of adverse events data from 2019/20 has been released by the Health Quality & Safety Commission.
NEWS: 3 Nov 2020, Medication Safety
From 2 to 6 November 2020, medicines regulators around the globe will be joining forces to launch a social media campaign that raises awareness of adverse drug reactions. The theme for 2020 is ‘Your report matters’.
EVENT: 24 Aug 2020, Pressure Injury Prevention
The New Zealand Wound Care Society is hosting a webinar during Wound Awareness Week on preventing and managing skin tears.
NEWS: 19 May 2020, Aged Residential Care
New Zealanders need to remove the stigma from aged care homes and fund them properly, write University of Auckland experts Michal Boyd, Merryn Gott, Jackie Robinson and Aileen Collier.
NEWS: 19 Dec 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 28 November to 18 December 2019 is now available online.
Clinical systems manager at Ryman Healthcare, Victoria Brevoort, shares how the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Ngā aratohu maimoa hauwarea | Frailty care guides are being used across their organisation.
Developing an advanced care plan with their father helped a nurse, her family and health professionals meet his end-of-life wishes and care for him at home.
NEWS: 4 Oct 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is pleased to welcome a new board chair and five new board members.
NEWS: 1 Oct 2019, Aged Residential Care
In around thirty years time it’s expected there will be more older people than children – for the first time in history.
NEWS: 18 Sep 2019, Aged Residential Care
As Aotearoa’s aged population increases, the recognition and treatment of frailty has become crucial to all health care environments.
NEWS: 3 May 2019, Aged Residential Care
A nurse practitioner’s dedication to building the profession in New Zealand was honoured with a special pounamu at the Nurse Practitioners New Zealand conference.