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Nominations now open for Ko Awatea excellence awards

NEWS: 25 Apr 2016

The Ko Awatea Excellence in Health Improvement Awards provide the perfect opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate excellence in health innovation and quality improvement on an international basis. Nominations are now open.

District health boards scoop IPANZ awards

NEWS: 22 Jul 2015

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has congratulated the district health boards (DHBs) which have taken home half of the annual public service awards, including the prestigious Prime Minister's award.

New Commission medical advisor receives quality award

NEWS: 24 Dec 2014, Health Quality & Safety Commission

The Health Quality & Safety Commission congratulates Dr Iwona Stolarek for winning the CEO Award at the recent 2014 Quality Awards that recognised individuals and organisations across Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital & Coast district health boards.

World Thrombosis Day highlights need for systematic approach to VTE

NEWS: 13 Oct 2014, Safe Surgery NZ

Vascular surgeon Mr Ian Civil, clinical lead for the Commission’s reducing perioperative harm programme, welcomes World Thrombosis Day today as an opportunity to highlight the importance of hospitals ensuring they have a systematic

Podcast: Blood clots and you

NEWS: 13 Oct 2014, Surgery

A new podcast from Southern Cross Hospitals presents information on venous thromboembolism (VTE), as part of the Reducing Perioperative Harm focus of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Open for better care campaign.

Kiwi eye health app wins award

NEWS: 17 Sep 2014

An app designed to help New Zealand GPs and optometrists confidently diagnose eye disorders has won a prestigious health award.

Business excellence award for Bay of Plenty DHB

NEWS: 8 Jan 2014

The Health Quality & Safety Commission congratulates Bay of Plenty District Health Board (DHB) for becoming the first DHB in the country to receive a New Zealand Business Excellence Award.

Private hospitals association endorses campaign

NEWS: 10 Dec 2013, Open for better care

The New Zealand Private Surgical Hospitals Association (NZPSHA) has endorsed Open for better care as part of its commitment to sharing best practice in quality and safety.