PUBLICATION: 23 Jun 2021, Health Quality Intelligence
A summary of the latest report in our Window on Quality series which focuses on health for pacific peoples, from maternity to end of life using a life-course approach.
NEWS: 8 Dec 2020, Health Quality Intelligence
New data highlights low use of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC). The data is part of the new Atlas of Healthcare Variation domain on contraceptive use by women, released by the Health Quality & Safety Commission.
PUBLICATION: 30 Jun 2020, Health Quality Intelligence
This report seeks to give readers a focused review of responses to the general practice section of the 2019 New Zealand primary care patient experience survey.
NEWS: 19 Jun 2020, Health Quality Intelligence
Updated data from over 79,000 patients who responded to a survey about their experiences with Aotearoa New Zealand health services shows 17 percent reported not visiting a GP or nurse due to cost in the last 12 months.
EVENT: 1 Jul 2020, Primary Care
Join this webinar to get the latest information about gout and its management in Aotearoa New Zealand.
NEWS: 4 Nov 2019, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day
The Choosing Wisely campaign is welcoming new videos on understanding bias in health care, and encourages all health professionals to watch them.
NEWS: 26 Jul 2019, Health Quality Intelligence
New data from over 72,000 patients who responded to a survey about their experiences with New Zealand health services shows one in five reported not visiting a GP or nurse due to cost in the last 12 months.
NEWS: 12 Jun 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
A paper published in the latest New Zealand Medical Journal says the Choosing Wisely campaign must ensure the message 'more is not necessarily better' does not inadvertently worsen the under-treatment for Māori and other groups.
NEWS: 5 Jun 2019, Primary Care
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is pleased to share the findings from consumer, health service and stakeholder engagement, to inform the future direction and priorities in our primary care programme.
NEWS: 30 Apr 2019, Health Quality Intelligence
New data shows 49 percent of those who visited their GP in 2017 were dispensed at least one antibiotic.The data is part of the new Atlas of Healthcare Variation on community use of antibiotics released by the Health Quality & Safety Commission.
NEWS: 8 Nov 2018, Health Quality Intelligence
Māori and Pacific peoples are less likely to receive appropriate treatment for gout, despite being significantly more likely to be affected by the disease than other ethnicities.
NEWS: 29 Oct 2018, Partners in Care
Over the past few weeks, our Partners in Care team was invited to meet with some of the district health board’s consumer councils to talk about the Commission’s consumer engagement work.
EVENT: 21 Sep 2018, Patient Deterioration
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is hosting a webinar on Friday 21 September from 1–2pm, focusing on the patient deterioration domain of the Atlas of Healthcare Variation.