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Hawke’s Bay speech–language therapist wins award

NEWS: 13 Sep 2017, Building Leadership & Capability

A thoughtful approach to improving relationships and commitment to the care of her patients has seen a Hawke’s Bay District Health Board speech and language therapist become the latest recipient of an Open for leadership award.

Wellington physiotherapist wins health leadership award

NEWS: 30 Aug 2017, Building Leadership & Capability

Wellington physiotherapist Tom Bond’s drive to introduce a monitoring tool for long-stay intensive care unit patients has won him a Commission Open for leadership award.

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.

West Coast DHB Director of Nursing Karyn Bousfield, Open for Leadership Award winner Jessie Gibbens, Health Quality and Safety Commission Chief Executive Dr Janice Wilson
Commitment to patients sees rural nurse win award

NEWS: 21 Jun 2017, Building Leadership & Capability

The latest recipient of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Open for leadership award is West Coast District Health Board district nurse Jessie Gibbens.

Choosing Wisely campaign launched in New Zealand

NEWS: 16 Dec 2016

On Wednesday 7 December a number of health sector leaders got together to launch the Choosing Wisely campaign New Zealand. Choosing Wisely focuses on reducing the number of unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures carried out on patients.

Hospitals are looking for better safety for patients

NEWS: 5 Nov 2016, Patient Safety Week

Let's Talk. That is the theme for Hauora Tairāwhiti and other health boards during Patient Safety Week, when the emphasis is on better communication between patient, whānau and health professionals.

Sir Andrew Dillon on the nature of variation

NEWS: 1 Sep 2016

‘Variation: the good, the bad and the inexplicable’ was the topic of the latest Open Forum: International Speaker Series event held in Wellington on 30 August 2016.