NEWS: 24 Sep 2020
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 3–23 September 2020 is now available online.
PUBLICATION: 4 Sep 2020, National Trauma Network
This link will take you to information from the National Trauma Network, for trauma patients and their family and whānau.
NEWS: 30 Jan 2020, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 6 to 29 January 2020 is now available online.
PUBLICATION: 23 Jan 2020, ACP information for consumers
These resources including a brochure and videos, provide information for you and your family about making an advance care plan. The brochure is available in Chinese and English.
PUBLICATION: 19 Jun 2019, Safe Surgery NZ
A five-minute team briefing before starting the day’s surgical list reduces patient harm. This brochure answers the most commonly asked questions about introducing a start-of-list briefing.
PUBLICATION: 30 Jan 2019, Suicide Mortality Review Committee
This series of guidelines will equip journalists, families and whānau for reporting on and talking about suicide in Aotearoa.
PUBLICATION: 22 Jan 2020, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee
This pānui is for whānau, families, parents, kaitiaki and caregivers who are trying to decide whether or not to consent to a post-mortem to be undertaken on their baby who has died during the perinatal period.
NEWS: 6 Sep 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 16 August–5 September 2018 is now available online.
PUBLICATION: 3 Aug 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
This brochure provides an overview of the Health Quality & Safety Commission mental health and addiction quality improvement programme.
NEWS: 22 Mar 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 1–21 March 2018 is now available online.
EVENT: 18 Nov 2018, Reducing Harm from Falls
The 8th biennial Australian and New Zealand falls prevention conference is being held on 18–20 November 2018 in Hobart, Tasmania.
PUBLICATION: 12 Mar 2018, ACP information for consumers
What matters most for your future care?
PUBLICATION: 23 Aug 2017, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day
Downloadable resources to support Patient Safety Week 2017
NEWS: 25 Nov 2016, Patient Safety Week
Patient Safety Week has come and gone for another year and it was a huge success. The Health Quality & Safety Commission, in partnership with ACC, promoted the week.
PUBLICATION: 9 Sep 2016, Patient Safety Week
This brochure provides information for consumers on pressure injuries, their causes and how to prevent them.
EVENT: 26 Sep 2016
The International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare: Asia will showcase the very best of international and regional thinking and practice in quality and safety in health care.
NEWS: 5 Jan 2016, Partners in Care
Don’t forget about Let’s PLAN – the free consumer resource developed by the Commission that encourages people to plan ahead for visits to their GP or other primary health care professional.
PUBLICATION: 9 Nov 2015, Infection Prevention & Control
Consumer leaflet for patients about preventing infection after surgery.
NEWS: 27 Oct 2015, Falls
The fifth Open for better care campaign topic, Stand up to falls, has now finished. It had a strong focus on the benefits of an integrated approach to falls prevention and encouraging providers to work together with their primary and community care partne