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Southern DHB joins Choosing Wisely campaign

NEWS: 29 Aug 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission

Southern District Health Board recently joined other district health boards (DHBs) in formally introducing the Choosing Wisely approach. Choosing Wisely encourages consumers and health professionals to discuss whether a particular test, treatment...

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.

Clinical governance recommendations for recognition and response systems

PUBLICATION: 21 Nov 2017, Patient Deterioration

This paper is intended for project teams responsible for implementing and improving recognition and response systems in New Zealand hospitals. It briefly outlines recommendations for ongoing clinical governance of recognition and response systems.

Culture Survey 2017

NEWS: 26 Jul 2017, Health Quality Intelligence

In the spirit of learning more about what we can do to improve clinical leadership and the safety culture, DHBs are partnering with the University of Otago and the Health Quality & Safety Commission to survey health professional staff.

Support for setting up a health consumer council

NEWS: 4 Jul 2016, Partners in Care

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is pleased to see that some district health boards (DHBs) have already formed consumer councils made up entirely of consumer representatives, while others are in development.

New Commission medical advisor receives quality award

NEWS: 24 Dec 2014, Health Quality & Safety Commission

The Health Quality & Safety Commission congratulates Dr Iwona Stolarek for winning the CEO Award at the recent 2014 Quality Awards that recognised individuals and organisations across Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital & Coast district health boards.

Medication Safety programme update

NEWS: 24 Jul 2014, Medication Safety

An update from the Commission's Medication Safety programme, covering the national medication safety forum, the Open campaign, safe use of opioids national collaborative, quality and safety markers and the departure of the clinical lead.

Clinical Governance Assessment Project wrap-up meeting

EVENT: 6 Dec 2012

A wrap-up meeting to mark the conclusion of the Clinical Governance Assessment Project will be hosted by the University of Otago, the Health Quality & Safety Commission, the National Health Board and DHB Shared Services.