NEWS: 15 Apr 2021, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
This update from the mental health and addiction (MHA) quality improvement programme | Whakapai i ngā mahi hauora hinengaro waranga hoki focuses on the programme approach to the end of June 2022.
EVENT: 14 Apr 2021, Building Leadership & Capability
An opportunity for health leaders to explore contemporary challenges and opportunities for quality and safety in the health and disability system in Aotearoa.
NEWS: 9 Feb 2021, Infection Prevention & Control
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is working with a second cohort of hospitals to implement a pre-operative anti-staphylococcal bundle to reduce surgical site infections in New Zealand hospitals.
NEWS: 11 Dec 2020, ACP information for consumers
Dr James Jap is a palliative care specialist working in Auckland. In his blog, originally published on Palliverse, he shares the story of Perlin Soong, a 32-year-old with metastatic cancer.
NEWS: 3 Dec 2020, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
Highlights for the MHA quality improvement programme this month include the release of two powerful videos on consumers’ experiences of seclusion, and two well-attended and energising regional away-days for Zero seclusion project teams.
NEWS: 5 Nov 2020, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 15 October–4 November 2020 is now available online.
NEWS: 3 Nov 2020, Health Quality & Safety Commission
In a series of articles on Aotearoa New Zealand’s resilient health care during COVID-19, we hear about Turuki Healthcare and the response to COVID-19 between February and May 2020
NEWS: 14 Oct 2020, ACP information for clinicians
Registrations for the Ō tātou hiranga I What matters to us hui are coming in thick and fast. Make sure you register, to avoid missing out.
NEWS: 4 Sep 2020, ACP information for clinicians
This update from the advance care planning programme includes information on speakers for the Ō tātou hiranga what matters to us hui, whenua ki te whenua the new ACP guide for whānau, training for ACP and SICG and welcomes a new staff member.
NEWS: 7 Aug 2020, Partners in Care
A number of health topics were covered in a seminar for members of Auckland’s Korean community run by Hyejung Kim, a member of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s consumer network.
NEWS: 7 Aug 2020, Primary Care
A project to understand why Tongan diabetes patients were reluctant to begin insulin treatment has resulted in improved medication uptake, and many are now being treated for other, previously undiagnosed conditions, thanks to greater engagement.
NEWS: 31 Jul 2020, Primary Care
Wanting better management of her baby daughter’s severe facial eczema was behind a Hamilton practice nurse creating a clinic that is delivering great results for the practice’s under five-year-olds suffering from the painful skin condition.
NEWS: 16 Jul 2020, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
Jenny MacFadgen talks about how she found the mental health and addiction quality improvement facilitator course, the project she completed and how the overall experience has influenced her work.
PUBLICATION: 7 Jul 2020, Primary Care
The Fono initiated a quality improvement project that used a community-based public health approach with the aim of reducing the rate of SSTI by 25 percent by November 2018 in the West Auckland Tuvaluan community.
EVENT: 1 Jul 2020, Primary Care
Join this webinar to get the latest information about gout and its management in Aotearoa New Zealand.
We can learn a great deal from adaptations made by the health and disability sector during the COVID pandemic, and through learning, provide better, more equitable and accessible services and be better prepared for future challenges.
PUBLICATION: 4 Jun 2020, Patient Deterioration
Matthew Drake presents a virtual grand round about the New Zealand national maternity early warning system (MEWS). This presentation is for district health boards (DHBs) to use instead of site visits, while COVID-19 travel restrictions are in place.
NEWS: 4 Jun 2020, Partners in Care
Congratulations to consumer network member Bernadette Pereira, who has been appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the recent Queen's Birthday Honours 2020.