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Family Violence Death Review Committee farewells David White

NEWS: 21 Mar 2019, Family Violence Death Review Committee

The Family Violence Death Review Committee (FVDRC) today farewelled departing member David White as he passed through Wellington on his national campaign to raise awareness of family violence and discuss ways of addressing it.

Open4Results – December 2018

PUBLICATION: 19 Dec 2018, Health Quality Intelligence

Our six-monthly report on the harm prevented, and money saved, in areas the Commission focuses on or raises awareness about.

Patient Safety Week 2018 evaluation

PUBLICATION: 19 Dec 2018, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

Evaluation of Patient Safety Week 2018, an awareness-raising week held on 4–10 November focused on infection prevention and control.

Whakakotahi 2019 shortlist announced

NEWS: 10 Dec 2018, Primary Care

The shortlist of projects for the third round of Whakakotahi, the Commission’s initiative to develop quality improvement capability in primary care, has been announced.

School kids get the message about antibiotics

NEWS: 5 Nov 2018, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

Antibiotics are not always the answer. That’s the message from 12-year-old Libby Thompson from Cust School in Rangiora, winner of the 2018 national antibiotic awareness poster competition.

MidCentral DHB: Reducing readmission rates amongst high-end users

NEWS: 26 Oct 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

Discovering that just 20 percent of their mental health and addiction (MHA) service consumers were using 80 percent of the allocated funds provided the impetus for a quality improvement project at MidCentral DHB.

BelindaLoring Jun 2018
Resources to help patients choose wisely

BLOG POST

Dr Belinda Loring is medical advisor for the Choosing Wisely campaign. She discusses the patient resources available to promote campaign messages, and the evidence for their effectiveness.

Open4Results – June 2018

PUBLICATION: 29 Jun 2018, Health Quality Intelligence

Our six-monthly report on the harm prevented, and money saved, in areas the Commission focuses on or raises awareness about.

An unexpected pressure injury

NEWS: 11 May 2018, Pressure Injury Prevention

Kate shares her story of getting an unexpected pressure injury following the birth of her baby.

Live Stronger for Longer theme of April Falls campaign

MEDIA RELEASE: 3 Apr 2018, Reducing Harm from Falls

Live Stronger for Longer is the theme of this year’s ‘April Falls’ campaign. The annual campaign raises awareness of the harm caused by falls, and what can be done to prevent them.

Falls prevention in hospital shows benefits as broken hips reduced

MEDIA RELEASE: 9 Apr 2018, Reducing Harm from Falls

New data from the Health Quality & Safety Commission show the number of people falling in hospital and breaking their hip continues to reduce. Between September 2014 and the end of September 2017, there have been 107 fewer in-hospital falls resulting...

Live Stronger for Longer theme of April Falls campaign

NEWS: 3 Apr 2018, Reducing Harm from Falls

Live Stronger for Longer is the theme of this year’s ‘April Falls’ campaign. The annual campaign raises awareness of the harm caused by falls, and what can be done to prevent them.

Waitemata District Health Board health literacy symposium

EVENT: 24 May 2018, Partners in Care

Waitemata District Health Board is hosting a health literacy symposium on 24 May 2018. The focus is to create a greater awareness of health literacy with an emphasis on what we can do as a community to create better patient experiences.

Patient Safety Week 2017 evaluation

PUBLICATION: 1 Mar 2018, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

Evaluation of Patient Safety Week 2017, an awareness-raising week held from 5–11 November 2017.