NEWS: 9 Feb 2021, Infection Prevention & Control
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is working with a second cohort of hospitals to implement a pre-operative anti-staphylococcal bundle to reduce surgical site infections in New Zealand hospitals.
PUBLICATION: 13 Aug 2020, Primary Care
The Hutt Union and Community Health Service undertook an ambitious project to reduce average blood glucose levels, as measured by HbA1c, in its low-decile and largely Pacific and Māori community
EVENT: 2 Sep 2020, National Trauma Network
A half day major trauma rehabilitation discovery workshop will be held online on 2 September 2020.
In this first in a series of short, rapid-fire health quality intelligence papers, the Health Quality & Safety Commission raises the question of our national response to the consequences of...
NEWS: 17 Jan 2020, Patient Deterioration
The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s te māwhenga tūroro | patient deterioration programme is focusing on several key projects in 2020. Find out more in this update.
NEWS: 28 Nov 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 7 to 27 November 2019 is now available online.
PUBLICATION: 13 Nov 2019, Patient Deterioration
This brief formative feedback summary on Kōrero mai gives an overview of Synergia's engagement with cohort two of the patient deterioration programme workstream: the patient, family and whānau escalation system.
NEWS: 19 Jul 2019, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
The national mental health and addiction (MHA) quality improvement programme (QIP) is building quality improvement capability in the MHA sector by sponsoring and delivering a number of educational courses and workshops.
NEWS: 10 May 2019, Primary Care
The Whakakotahi 2018 primary care quality improvement programme teams came together to share what they have learnt to-date at the third and final learning session held in Wellington, on Tuesday 19 March 2019.
NEWS: 30 Apr 2019, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
A second cohort of health professionals has recently graduated from the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s mental health and addiction programme’s quality improvement facilitator (QIF) course.
PUBLICATION: 20 Nov 2020, Patient Deterioration
Case studies from cohort one of Kōrero mai: Southern Cross Hospital in Christchurch, Canterbury DHB and Waitemata DHB.
NEWS: 29 Aug 2018, Partners in Care
The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Partners in Care programme team were invited to attend a consumer-focused grand round at Bay of Plenty District Health Board on 21 August.
NEWS: 27 Jun 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
The second cohort of health professionals is about to begin the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s mental health and addiction programme’s quality improvement facilitator course.