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Worried about COVID-19? In uncertain times it's good to make a plan

NEWS: 30 Mar 2020, Advance Care Planning

Aotearoa is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is an unsettling time, and it is natural for people to be anxious. However, it is also an opportunity for people to plan for a scenario where they may become suddenly unwell.

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.

Partnership delivers wraparound support for diabetes patients

NEWS: 17 Apr 2019, Primary Care

West Coast Primary Health Organisation (PHO) has partnered with Māori health and social services provider, Poutini Waiora, in a project to improve outcomes for targeted Buller Medical Māori and Pacific clients with diabetes.

Whakakotahi 2019 shortlist announced

NEWS: 10 Dec 2018, Primary Care

The shortlist of projects for the third round of Whakakotahi, the Commission’s initiative to develop quality improvement capability in primary care, has been announced.

Developing a co-designed diabetes model of care

NEWS: 22 Jun 2018, Primary Care

The Linwood Medical Centre & Canterbury District Health Board (DHB) diabetes integrated specialist clinic in Christchurch is one of the six successful initiatives supported by the Commission’s Whakakotahi 2018 primary care quality improvement challenge.

Primary care engaging with whānau where they are

NEWS: 22 Jun 2018, Primary Care

Turanga Health's Māori whanāu health project is one of the six successful initiatives chosen for the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Whakakotahi 2018 primary care quality improvement challenge.

WellSouth tackles health literacy

NEWS: 23 May 2018, Primary Care

Four years ago, Wellsouth Primary Health Network, covering the southern district, set up a long-term conditions (LTC) team. From a 'blank canvas' they have developed a new LTC model of care for the network and heath care professional training focusing...

A day in the life of the Toiora exercise class

NEWS: 8 Mar 2018, Primary Care

Many elements combined make the Toiora exercise class for people with diabetes an excellent example of the Whakakotahi primary care improvement challenge in action.

Clinician story: Partners in diabetes care

PUBLICATION: 14 Jan 2015, Medication Safety

This clinician story from a former Clinical Nurse Manager for Diabetes Services at Northland District Health Board, advocates for empowering patients to realise they have a real ability to influence their own health.