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A good start in life: practical guidance

PUBLICATION: 19 Mar 2020, Partners in Care

This guidance is about whānau, community and services working together to ensure children with disabilities get a good start in life.

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...

The voice of whānau: communication is the most important thing

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In 1997 Courtenay’s five-month-old daughter contracted pneumococcal meningitis and ever since has lived with cerebral palsy, epilepsy, hydrocephalus, spastic quadriplegia and scoliosis. In 2012 Courtenay’s two-year-old son was diagnosed with autism.

Pressure injuries: Danny's story

PUBLICATION: 17 Mar 2017, Pressure Injury Prevention

In 1999, Danny was a forestry worker, when a rotten tree behind where he was working fell on him.

HDC Conference – registrations close 3 November 2017

NEWS: 16 Oct 2017, Adverse Events

The Health and Disability Commissioner conference on 13 November 2017 in Wellington is a ‘must attend’ for everyone who delivers health and disability care and champions the rights of consumers to get the best possible care, every time.

The Conversation: supported decision-making hui

EVENT: 20 Apr 2016, Partners in Care

Auckland Disability Law (ADL) invites you to register now for The Conversation: supported decision-making hui on Wednesday 20 April and Thursday 21 April 2016.

Report finds our health system rates well internationally

NEWS: 10 Dec 2015, Health Quality Intelligence

A new report shows New Zealand’s health and disability system rates well internationally and is good value for money. However, it has the potential to improve further, particularly in areas of equity and safety.