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Open Forum: Resilient health care - embracing the future

EVENT: 23 Nov 2021, Health Quality & Safety Commission

An Open Forum featuring international and local speakers who specialise in concepts of resilient health care, and will share their understanding of implementing these concepts within primary and hospital care settings.

Kōrero on over-diagnosis and over-treatment with Dr Peter Kuling

NEWS: 9 Apr 2019

A healthy 50-year-old man and father of three was symptom free but proceeded with a PSA test. The results were slightly high, so he went for a biopsy. During the biopsy he got an infection which caused a stroke due to a septic embolus, and he lost f

An evening with Dr Peter Kuling

EVENT: 18 Mar 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission

The Council of Medical Colleges is hosting an evening with Choosing Wisely Canada advocate Dr Peter Kuling.

Falls champions clinical team May 2018
My year of falls learning

BLOG POST

Falls was an entirely new area for me when I was appointed to a new nurse educator role at Lakes District Health Board (DHB) in May 2017.

Tairāwhiti nurse makes a difference in mental health unit

NEWS: 24 Jul 2017, Building Leadership & Capability

The latest recipient of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Open for leadership award is Rachel Malone (Te Aitanga a Mahaki), a nurse in Hauora Tairāwhiti’s mental health inpatient unit, Te Whare Awhiora.

5th APAC Forum: Exploring new frontiers

EVENT: 12 Sep 2016

The APAC Forum brings together some of the best minds in health and quality improvement from around the globe to inspire, stimulate, nurture and design improvements for the health and wellbeing of our population.

Multidisciplinary focus on reducing surgical site infections

NEWS: 17 Mar 2016, Infection Prevention & Control

Capital & Coast District Health Board (DHB) has achieved 100 percent compliance in all three surgical site infection (SSI) quality safety markers for a second consecutive reporting period.

Falls prevention toolkit for clinicians aids integrated approach

NEWS: 7 Sep 2015, Falls

The Health Quality & Safety Commission, in association with bpacnz, has developed the Stay Independent Falls Prevention Toolkit for Clinicians and the Ask, assess, act pocketcard to aid primary care teams in assessment of an individual's risk of falling.

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.