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Save the date: Choosing Wisely forum

EVENT: 1 May 2020, Health Quality & Safety Commission

The Choosing Wisely forum will provide an opportunity for health professionals to learn more about how to develop and extend their Choosing Wisely work, and to hear from consumers.

Choosing Wisely forum – hold the date!

NEWS: 13 Nov 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission

On Friday 1 May 2020 in Wellington, the fourth Choosing Wisely campaign forum will be held in Wellington, in partnership with the Health Quality & Safety Commission.

Alwena & Jim's story

PUBLICATION: 11 Sep 2019, Partners in Care

Alwena was diagnosed with stage 4 peritoneal cancer. In this video, her husband Jim (a health care professional) shares his story about Alwena's diagnosis and their whānau's experience with the health system.

Frailty care guides | Ngā aratohu maimoa hauwarea

PUBLICATION: 12 Sep 2019, Aged Residential Care

The frailty care guides are a suite of 26 nursing decision support tools covering the spectrum of frailty from deterioration to communication and advance treatment planning.

Patient Safety Week | Wiki Haumaru Tūroro update

NEWS: 26 Jun 2019, Patient Safety Week

Planning for Patient Safety Week | Wiki Haumaru Tūroro (3–9 November 2019) continues. This year we are again partnering with ACC to promote the week. This year’s theme is ‘Improving communication by understanding implicit bias in health care’.

Surgical briefings are an efficient way to start the day

PUBLICATION: 20 Jun 2019, Safe Surgery NZ

Briefings take just five minutes and have a significant and positive impact on patient safety by improving communication and teamwork, reducing delays and identifying potential risks prior to surgery.

Spend five to save lives

NEWS: 16 May 2019, Safe Surgery NZ

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is encouraging surgical teams in district health boards and private surgical hospitals throughout New Zealand to hold a start-of-list briefing on Thursday 27 June 2019.