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Sharing experiences to learn

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We can learn a great deal from adaptations made by the health and disability sector during the COVID pandemic, and through learning, provide better, more equitable and accessible services and be better prepared for future challenges.

Kōrero mai empowers couple to voice concerns

NEWS: 19 May 2020, Patient Deterioration

When Angela felt her voice wasn’t being heard during her husband Geoff’s stay in Wellington Regional Hospital, the Kōrero mai service supported her to escalate her concerns about his deteriorating health.

Covid-19 and care homes: the myths and realities

NEWS: 19 May 2020, Aged Residential Care

New Zealanders need to remove the stigma from aged care homes and fund them properly, write University of Auckland experts Michal Boyd, Merryn Gott, Jackie Robinson and Aileen Collier.

Leadership

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Information to support leaders in their roles through maintaining their own wellbeing in times of crisis, enabling them to care for the teams they work with.

Consumer network welcomes new members

NEWS: 27 Mar 2020, Partners in Care

The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s consumer network welcomed seven new members at a recent meeting held in Wellington.

Open Forum: Resilient health care - embracing the future

EVENT: 23 Nov 2021, Health Quality & Safety Commission

An Open Forum featuring international and local speakers who specialise in concepts of resilient health care, and will share their understanding of implementing these concepts within primary and hospital care settings.

Bias in health care can lead to poor outcomes

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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...