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Review of the National Mortality Review Programme concludes

NEWS: 27 Nov 2013

The Commission contracted independent consultants MartinJenkins to undertake a review in 2012, to consider how to strengthen mortality review to improve outcomes, increase sustainability and deliver a more coherent and cooperative programme for NZ.

Buddy Day 2013

NEWS: 19 Nov 2013, Partners in Care

Staff in the consumer engagement team at the Health Quality & Safety Commission have taken part in Buddy Day 2013 to help raise awareness of child abuse in New Zealand.

Severity Assessment Code Framework

PUBLICATION: 16 Oct 2013, Adverse Events

Plunket has a Severity Assessment Code Framework which highlights undesirable outcomes or risks to Well Child/Tamariki Ora outcomes.

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.

Rangatahi huffing to early grave

PUBLICATION: 29 Aug 2013, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

In this article from Waatea News, Dr Nick Baker (chair of the Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee) says the deaths of young Māori through unintentional substance and alcohol poisoning is a community problem than needs a community solution.

Perinatal Mental Health Symposium

EVENT: 18 Oct 2013, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

The Perinatal Mental Health NZ Trust have organised a three-day symposium for perinatal mental health policy makers and providers to explore the issues & hear about research, best practice and network.

Family violence report released

NEWS: 27 Jun 2013, Family Violence Death Review Committee

Following a review of family violence deaths, the Family Violence Death Review Committee (FVDRC) is recommending developing a multi-agency case management process for high-risk cases of family violence.

Sue Matthews receives Queen's Birthday honours

NEWS: 10 Jun 2013, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

The Health Quality & Safety Commission congratulates Sue Matthews on being made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to health, in the 2013 Queen's Birthday Honours.

$18 million extra to help mothers with post natal depression

NEWS: 29 May 2013, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

Media release from Hon Tony Ryall for Budget 2013: The Government is making a substantial investment in resources to help new mothers suffering with post natal depression and other mental illnesses.

Project reduces infections in Hawke’s Bay Hospital

NEWS: 11 Apr 2013, Infection Prevention & Control

Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew has congratulated Hawke’s Bay District Health Board for its participation in a quality and safety project that has reduced bloodstream infections in hospitals.

Consumer stories: Kula Alapaki

PUBLICATION: 12 Dec 2012, Partners in Care

This is the personal story of Kula Alapaki, a member of the Commission's consumer network.