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Covid-19 and care homes: the myths and realities

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.

Tweet chat with bias expert Anton Blank

EVENT: 7 Nov 2019, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is hosting a tweet chat during Wiki Haumaru Tūroro | Patient Safety Week 2019. Bias expert Anton Blank will be on hand to answer your burning questions about bias in health care.

Endoscopy coordinator receives Open for leadership award

NEWS: 31 Jul 2018, Building Leadership & Capability

Maria Petrovics-Edens from West Coast District Health Board (DHB) has received an Open for leadership award for her successes in taking on the new role of endoscopy coordinator.

Encouraging doctors to question key to Choosing Wisely success

NEWS: 2 May 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission

The Commission is a partner in the Council of Medical College’s Choosing Wisely campaign. The campaign encourages health professionals to question current practice and to talk to patients about the potential risks and benefits of undergoing tests...

Analgesic use for chronic pain

PUBLICATION: 27 Apr 2018, Medication Safety

Chronic pain should be carefully evaluated to decide which analgesic (pain reliever) is appropriate.

Southern DHB Chief Executive Chris Fleming Southern DHB Registrar General Surgery Layla Hehir HQSC CEO Janice Wilson 3
Simulation training initiative recognised with award

NEWS: 18 Jan 2018, Building Leadership & Capability

Leading a project to introduce ‘pop up’ training simulations at the Southern District Health Board (DHB) has earned emergency department registrar, Dr Layla Hehir, an Open for leadership award.

DHB activities to celebrate World Hand Hygiene Day 5 May 2017

NEWS: 26 Jul 2017, Infection Prevention & Control

DHBs throughout the country embraced World Hand Hygiene Day this year. The campaign promotes a global profile on the importance of improving hand hygiene in health care annually on 5 May 2017.

A vision for quality improvement in primary care

NEWS: 21 Sep 2016, Primary Care

Dr John Wellingham , chair of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s primary care expert advisory group, shares his vision for quality improvement in primary care.