NEWS: 29 Jun 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
A new national survey is being introduced that will take a unique look at factors affecting the quality and safety of New Zealand’s mental health and addiction (MHA) services.
NEWS: 22 May 2018, Building Leadership & Capability
The latest recipient of an Open for leadership award, Pegasus Health Pasifika Health Manager Maria Pasene, says she has her parents and a bossy aunty to thank for her career success.
NEWS: 9 May 2018, Partners in Care
Health Quality & Safety Commission consumer network member, Courtenay, shares the story of her perfect family.
NEWS: 3 May 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 12 April–2 May 2018 is now available online.
NEWS: 2 May 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The Commission is a partner in the Council of Medical College’s Choosing Wisely campaign. The campaign encourages health professionals to question current practice and to talk to patients about the potential risks and benefits of undergoing tests...
NEWS: 2 May 2018, ACP information for clinicians
The Commission is seeking health professionals with experience in training and mentoring colleagues to deliver advanced communication skills training.
PUBLICATION: 1 May 2018, Health Quality Intelligence
Results of the national inpatient experience survey for patients treated in February 2018.
The World Health Organization checklist was created to start our work and build a foundation of safety for our patients. It established the important role of teamwork and communication in providing high quality safe care.
NEWS: 21 Mar 2018, ACP information for clinicians
Advance Care Planning Day is an opportunity for each region to connect with their communities to enhance the profile and knowledge of advance care planning.
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: 30 Jan 2018, Health Quality Intelligence
Individual district health board results compared with New Zealand average.
EVENT: 15 Mar 2018, Safe Surgery NZ
This is your opportunity to join other surgical teams in your area to find out about the safe surgery programme's impact to date and share your experience of the teamwork and communication interventions.
NEWS: 14 Dec 2017, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
A few months after the new quality improvement facilitator training course, participants from DHBs and NGOs across the country have started to drive local projects to improve mental health and addiction services.
PUBLICATION: 20 Nov 2017, Building Leadership & Capability
Presentations from the Health Quality & Safety Commission's 2017 Quality Improvement Scientific Symposium.
PUBLICATION: 11 Apr 2017, Patient Deterioration
Dave Churchman and his wife Diane share their story of life for Dave after his diagnosis of cancer.
PUBLICATION: 22 Jun 2017, Patient Deterioration
His story raises issues of communication with health professionals, coordination of care, and how it feels when things don’t seem to be going well.
PUBLICATION: 31 Oct 2017, Health Quality Intelligence