Programmes
Types

Search results for "communication"

Your search returned 376 results

New Serious illness conversation guide available

NEWS: 24 Mar 2020, ACP information for clinicians

A new evidence-based guide to support clinicians to have quality conversations with seriously ill people and their whānau is now available.

Advance Care Planning Day postponed

NEWS: 19 Mar 2020, ACP information for clinicians

In light of the rapidly developing and changing situation with COVID-19, the Health Quality & Safety Commission is postponing Advance Care Planning Day until later in the year. The day was to be held on Friday 3 April.

Unhappy hospital holiday

BLOG POST

Many of us have been or are still on holiday enjoying some much-needed rest and relaxation. Despite the horrors of the Whakaari/White Island tragedy, the Australian fires, disturbing world events and, on a more local front, reports of hospitals under pressure we carry on living our lives the best we can.

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.

Bias in health care can lead to poor outcomes

BLOG POST

Wiki Haumaru Tūroro | Patient Safety Week 2019 focuses on understanding bias in health care. In this blog, Josie* shares her story, including the unconscious bias she has faced as...

The voice of whānau: communication is the most important thing

BLOG POST

In 1997 Courtenay’s five-month-old daughter contracted pneumococcal meningitis and ever since has lived with cerebral palsy, epilepsy, hydrocephalus, spastic quadriplegia and scoliosis. In 2012 Courtenay’s two-year-old son was diagnosed with autism.

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.