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Three-country international study tour on integrated care

EVENT: 15 Mar 2015

The International Foundation for Integrated Care is organising and facilitating a three-country international study tour on integrated care to examine, discuss and learn about integrated care policies, processes and practices in Europe.

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.

Music video spreads the word on falls prevention

NEWS: 27 Mar 2014, Falls

There can’t be many hospital wards where health care workers start their shift with a dance practice, but that’s how the working day begins for staff at Whangarei Hospital’s stroke unit and rehabilitation ward.

Telling New Zealand’s quality story

NEWS: 7 Mar 2014, Health Quality Intelligence

The Health Quality & Safety Commission held a successful workshop in Wellington last week, to review the first complete set of Quality Accounts by district health boards (DHBs).

Atlas of Healthcare Variation steering group

NEWS: 9 Dec 2013, Health Quality Intelligence

The Health Quality & Safety Commission produces the Atlas of Healthcare Variation to help public and private providers of health and disability services improve the safety and quality of their services.

Tairawhiti DHB has 'obligation' to learn from experience

NEWS: 21 Nov 2013, Adverse Events

Tairawhiti District Health has made changes to its falls assessment and care planning processes following investigations into four serious adverse events in the 2012/2013 financial year, one fewer than the previous year.

West Coast DHB to promote Open for better care

NEWS: 6 Nov 2013, Healthcare Associated Infections

West Coast District Health Board (DHB) is hosting a stand promote Open for better care and give people a chance to ask questions or discuss their ideas with friendly and knowledgable staff from both the DHB and the Health Quality & Safety Commission.

Commission chair receives international honour

NEWS: 23 Oct 2013

The Health Quality & Safety Commission congratulates board chair Professor Alan Merry, on being awarded an honorary membership of the American Society of Anaesthesiology (ASA).

New expert advisory group on family violence announced

NEWS: 3 Oct 2013, Family Violence Death Review Committee

The Associate Minister for Social Development, Tariana Turia today announced the establishment of an Expert Advisory Group on Family Violence in New Zealand.

Fall prevention featured at Wairau Hospital

NEWS: 9 Oct 2013, Falls

Staff, visitors and patients at Wairau Hospital, in Blenheim, had their balance and co-ordination tested on Friday 4 October to help raise awareness of falls prevention.

Falls prevention up to all of us

NEWS: 17 Sep 2013, Falls

Whanganui District Health Board chief executive Julie Patterson looks at a new strategy to prevent the harm caused by falls.

Doctors 'open' to better care

NEWS: 17 Jul 2013, Open for better care

Collective “openness” is the word on the Bay of Plenty District Health Board’s lips as they get behind the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s latest initiative.