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Quality Improvement Scientific Symposium 2019

EVENT: 10 Oct 2019, Building Leadership & Capability

The Commission is hosting its 5th annual scientific symposium featuring keynote speakers, peer-reviewed papers, interactive sessions and learning and networking opportunities.

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.

Serious Illness Conversation Guide training

EVENT: 9 May 2019, ACP information for clinicians

In association with the Choosing Wisely Forum, the Health Quality & Safety Commission is offering three-hour Serious Illness Conversation Guide training on Thursday 9 May 2019.

Think twice about that medical test or treatment this summer

NEWS: 16 Jan 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission

Summer in New Zealand is about days at the beach, the sound of cicadas and the smell of melting tar. But for some people it can also be synonymous with having skin rashes and sore knees and backs from gardening or backyard cricket; not to mention tennis..

Thanks for another great Patient Safety Week!

NEWS: 28 Nov 2018, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

A huge thank you to everyone who supported Patient Safety Week 2018. The week, which focused on infection prevention and control, and in particular good hand hygiene, ran from 4 to 10 November.