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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.

#MedSafetyWeek 2020 urges reporting of adverse drug reactions

NEWS: 3 Nov 2020, Medication Safety

From 2 to 6 November 2020, medicines regulators around the globe will be joining forces to launch a social media campaign that raises awareness of adverse drug reactions. The theme for 2020 is ‘Your report matters’.

Resources

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Further resources to support the kaiāwhina workforce.

Code of Rights

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Consumers using a health or disability service in New Zealand have the protection of a Code of Rights. All health care professionals providing health or disability services, whether regulated or non-regulated professions, are subject to the Code.

Background

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The term kaiāwhina describes non-regulated roles in the health and disability sector. This includes community support, disability support, mental health and addiction support, primary care assistance, public health assistance, hospital orderlies and allie

Home: Kaiāwhina workforce action plan

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The Health Quality & Safety Commission is a key stakeholder in the development of the Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan (2015/20), leading development and completion of the plan’s quality and safety actions.

Consumer engagement QSM webinar

EVENT: 7 Oct 2020, Health Quality Intelligence

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is holding a webinar to provide guidance to the district health board (DHB) managers and staff responsible for implementing the new consumer engagement quality and safety marker.