NEWS: 30 Jan 2020, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 6 to 29 January 2020 is now available online.
PUBLICATION: 22 Jan 2020, Health Quality Intelligence
This privacy impact assessment aims to help us better monitor health equity as a key aspect of quality.
NEWS: 17 Dec 2019, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee
Surgical teams and clinicians are being called to address equity for Māori by the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee.
NEWS: 10 Dec 2019, Building Leadership & Capability
A new service that gives Kāpiti residents improved access to after-hours and urgent health care closer to home has received an Open for leadership award from the Health Quality & Safety Commission.
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: 1 Oct 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
Changes to the way lymphoedema patients are reassessed for new compression garments at North Shore Hospital’s outpatient physiotherapy lymphoedema service have reduced waiting times by a third.
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.
PUBLICATION: 12 Sep 2019, Aged Residential Care
The frailty care guides are a suite of 26 nursing decision support tools covering the spectrum of frailty from deterioration to communication and advance treatment planning.
NEWS: 29 Aug 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 8 to 28 August 2019 is now available online.
NEWS: 23 Aug 2019, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
The second learning session for Connecting Care: Improving service transitions/Te tūhono i ngā manaakitanga, te whakapai ake i ngā whakawhitinga ratonga was held in Auckland on 7 August and Wellington on 8 August.
NEWS: 8 Aug 2019, Partners in Care
In May, Hospice New Zealand launched the Standards for Palliative Care (Fourth Edition) 2019 after an extensive consultation and review process involving all hospices services in New Zealand.
NEWS: 17 Jun 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is proud to be the latest organisation to receive the Rainbow Tick – a sign that we welcome, understand and value sexual and gender diversity.
NEWS: 4 Apr 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
Kaushiki Roy will be one of the consumer voices at the Choosing Wisely forum, Continuing the Conversation. The forum will take place at Te Wharewaka o Poneke in Wellington on Friday 10 May, 2019.
PUBLICATION: 1 Mar 2019, Patient Deterioration
This guide helps project leads and teams prepare for and implement a nationally consistent maternity early warning system (MEWS). It sets out the aim of the national MEWS programme, components to implement, available support, and recommended activities.
PUBLICATION: 21 Nov 2017, Patient Deterioration
This template forms apart of the patient deterioration preparation and implementation guide. It can be used to document the level influence and interest your stakeholders have in the success of the project, then identify how you will engage with them.
NEWS: 26 Oct 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
Janice Bowers, clinical nurse manager at Whanganui DHB has been leading a project for ICAMHAS (Infant, child and adolescent mental health and addiction services) to improve the way the department manages service transitions.