EVENT: 18 Nov 2021, Infection Prevention & Control
Health care professionals with an interest in the management of sepsis and infectious diseases are invited to attend the inaugural New Zealand Sepsis Conference.
NEWS: 17 Dec 2020, Health Quality Intelligence
The Commission and National Hauora Coalition have signed a collaboration partnership for the Commission to contribute to data management, analysis and reporting for a pro-equity project designed to give pēpī Māori (Māori babies) the best start in life.
EVENT: 7 Oct 2020, Health Quality Intelligence
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is holding a webinar to provide guidance to the district health board (DHB) managers and staff responsible for implementing the new consumer engagement quality and safety marker.
NEWS: 4 Sep 2020, ACP information for clinicians
This update from the advance care planning programme includes information on speakers for the Ō tātou hiranga what matters to us hui, whenua ki te whenua the new ACP guide for whānau, training for ACP and SICG and welcomes a new staff member.
EVENT: 1 Jul 2020, Primary Care
Join this webinar to get the latest information about gout and its management in Aotearoa New Zealand.
PUBLICATION: 4 Jun 2020, Patient Deterioration
Matthew Drake presents a virtual grand round about the New Zealand national maternity early warning system (MEWS). This presentation is for district health boards (DHBs) to use instead of site visits, while COVID-19 travel restrictions are in place.
NEWS: 18 Mar 2020, Primary Care
An award-winning quality improvement project to reduce the rate of skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) among under-25-year-olds in West Auckland’s Tuvaluan community aims to be extended to other Pacific communities.
NEWS: 4 Oct 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is pleased to welcome a new board chair and five new board members.
EVENT: 1 Oct 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
We are pleased to announce the visit of international trauma leader, Professor Karim Brohi, in Wellington and Christchurch, 1-2 October 2019.
NEWS: 25 Jul 2019, Primary Care
A community-driven approach has played a vital role in a project that has reduced the rate of skin and soft tissue infections among under 25-year-olds in West Auckland’s Tuvaluan community by more than 40 percent.
PUBLICATION: 20 Dec 2018, Patient Deterioration
Presentation slides and videos from the Commission's two-day conference about patient deterioration, held in November 2018.
PUBLICATION: 13 Dec 2018, Building Leadership & Capability
Presentations from the Health Quality & Safety Commission's 2018 Quality Improvement Scientific Symposium.
EVENT: 10 Sep 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The BMJ International Forum in the Asia Pacific region will take place at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in Melbourne, Australia, between 10-12 September 2018.
PUBLICATION: 21 Dec 2016, Infection Prevention & Control
Results of an online survey about the perceptions of the Surgical Site Infection Improvement Programme.
NEWS: 4 Aug 2015
The Health Quality & Safety Commission acknowledges the hard work and dedication of departing board member Dr David Galler.
MEDIA RELEASE: 27 Jul 2015, Health Quality Intelligence
The Health Quality & Safety Commission has released a new Atlas of Healthcare Variation domain, focusing on diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer in public hospitals.
PUBLICATION: 10 Jul 2015, Safe Surgery NZ
Presentations from Prof Clifford Ko teamwork and communication workshops held in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.
EVENT: 4 Jun 2015, Partners in Care
Changing Minds invites you to a free public panel discussion “Virtues or vices... the social constructs of addiction”.
MEDIA RELEASE: 16 Apr 2015
Today is Conversations that Count Day, organised by the National Advance Care Planning Cooperative (ACP) to prompt people to talk with their ‘partner, a mate, with the girls over lunch, or around the barbie’ about the kind of care they would want if they
PUBLICATION: 30 Mar 2015, Medication
Recording of the high-risk medicines webinar about using the opioid domain of the Atlas of Healthcare Variation.