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Workbook: From Atlas to Action

PUBLICATION: 3 Apr 2018, Reducing Harm from Falls

This workbook is designed to help connect data at district level from the Atlas of Healthcare Variation falls domain with local action.

Feedback sought on DHB guide for engaging consumers [closed]

NEWS: 7 Apr 2015, Partners in Care

The Health Quality & Safety Commission's Partners in Care programme is developing a practical guide to help New Zealand district health boards improve their consumer engagement, particularly at policy and governance levels.

World Thrombosis Day highlights need for systematic approach to VTE

NEWS: 13 Oct 2014, Safe Surgery NZ

Vascular surgeon Mr Ian Civil, clinical lead for the Commission’s reducing perioperative harm programme, welcomes World Thrombosis Day today as an opportunity to highlight the importance of hospitals ensuring they have a systematic

Diabetes atlas looks at diabetes care across DHBs

NEWS: 16 Jul 2014, Health Quality Intelligence

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has released a new Atlas of Healthcare Variation, looking at the quality of care provided to people with diabetes.

New data shows asthma rates vary between DHB

NEWS: 2 Jul 2014, Health Quality Intelligence

A new way of presenting data has found hospital admission rates for asthma and indicators of asthma management vary between district health boards (DHBs).

POMRC workshop brings data to life

NEWS: 8 May 2014, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

Two distinguished international speakers, an interactive hypothetical case study, and a doctor’s perspective on being a patient will be among the highlights of the annual POMRC workshop.

Partners in Care presenters on working with consumers and co-design

NEWS: 28 Apr 2014, Partners in Care

On 14 April 2014, the Health Quality & Safety Commission hosted the Partners in Care: Show and tell symposium. The day was an opportunity for providers and consumers from across health and disability services to share their expertise and knowledge.

New Atlas promotes improvements in child health

NEWS: 26 Feb 2014, Health Quality Intelligence

A new online tool produced by the Health Quality & Safety Commission gives New Zealanders a clearer overview of how early childhood health services work for children and their families.

New website for co-design in health care

NEWS: 13 Feb 2014, Partners in Care

Sign up to this new website from A new website hosted by the HIIRC - the go-to place if you are interested in, or working in, co-design in health care.

Atlas of Healthcare Variation steering group

NEWS: 9 Dec 2013, Health Quality Intelligence

The Health Quality & Safety Commission produces the Atlas of Healthcare Variation to help public and private providers of health and disability services improve the safety and quality of their services.

Vitamin D is essential for good health


Prescribed vitamin D is widely recommended around the world for reducing falls and fall-related injuries in older people who are at a higher risk of vitamin D deficiency.

Commission launches New Zealand Atlas of Healthcare Variation

NEWS: 29 Jun 2012, Health Quality Intelligence

The New Zealand Atlas of Healthcare Variation is a new tool from the Commission for clinicians and users and providers of health services. It shows variation between the health care received by people in different geographical regions.

The latest news from Health Quality Evaluation programme

NEWS: 19 Jun 2012, Health Quality Intelligence

An update from the Commission's Health Quality Evaluation programme, including information on the forthcoming atlas of healthcare variation and the latest news on the health quality and safety indicators and quality and safety markers.



Partners in Care is a six- to eight-month programme brought to you by the Health Quality & Safety Commission with a focus on consumer engagement, using the National Health Service Institute’s Experience-Based Design programme.

Atlas of Healthcare Variation


Reporting on variations in health care practices and the reasons behind them so we can make sure we're providing the best possible services.