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Using health care services in the community

PUBLICATION: 1 Jun 2021, Partners in Care

This booklet is for people who are unfamiliar with community health care services. It includes tips on how to get the best from these services and is a general guide on what is available to you and what you can expect.

Reflecting on consumer partnership this World Hemophilia Day

NEWS: 16 Apr 2021, Partners in Care

Saturday 17 April 2021 is World Hemophilia Day. Deon York, senior programme manager for the Commission’s consumer engagement programme, reflects on what the day represents and how it can encourage us to improve health and wellbeing for all in Aotearoa.

Open Book: Learning Review (March 2021)

PUBLICATION: 5 Mar 2021, Adverse Events

This Open Book introduces the Learning Review, a process originally developed in the United States Forest Service.

Commission farewells outgoing consumer advocate

NEWS: 5 Feb 2021, Partners in Care

The Health Quality & Safety Commission thanks outgoing consumer network and consumer advisory group member, Martine Abel-Williamson, for the valuable contribution she has made to the Commission's work programmes over the past seven years.

Adverse events learning programme now delivered online

NEWS: 16 Dec 2020, Adverse Events

The COVID-19 pandemic challenged us to think about how we deliver learning programmes to make them more accessible. The adverse events learning review workshop is now delivered online.

Mental health and addiction quality improvement programme update

NEWS: 3 Dec 2020, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

Highlights for the MHA quality improvement programme this month include the release of two powerful videos on consumers’ experiences of seclusion, and two well-attended and energising regional away-days for Zero seclusion project teams.

Urgent global action needed on the overuse of antibiotics

NEWS: 18 Nov 2020, Infection Prevention & Control

As a result of increasing levels of antimicrobial resistance, antibiotics and other antimicrobial medicines are becoming ineffective, and health workers and the public are urged to unite to take action.

Director-General among those thanking COVID response health workers

NEWS: 17 Nov 2020, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield is among those thanking health care workers for their compassion and commitment during the recent crises in the health and disability sector, including the COVID-19 lockdown and ongoing response.

Getting through together: Consumer perspectives

PUBLICATION: 17 Nov 2020, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

In this video, produced for Aotearoa Patient Safety Day, consumers of health and disability services talk about their experiences of health care during the nationwide lockdown for the COVID-19 pandemic.

Getting through together: Health and disability worker perspectives

PUBLICATION: 17 Nov 2020, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

In this video, produced for Aotearoa Patient Safety Day, health and disability care workers talk about their experiences of delivering health care, and supporting staff mental health and wellbeing during the nationwide lockdown for the COVID-19 pandemic.