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South Auckland providers responding to gout

NEWS: 16 Nov 2017, Primary Care

A rising tide of gout is being responded to by South Auckland general practice Papakura Marae Health Clinic and National Hauora Coalition (a collective of Māori service providers).

Medication Safety Poll

PUBLICATION: 28 Jul 2016, Medication Safety

To highlight the risks involved in using abbreviations in prescriptions, the Commission ran a poll asking readers what they thought the dose was in the prescription below.

Report finds ‘unacceptable’ difference in death rates

NEWS: 16 Jun 2017, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

The Perioperative Mortality Review Committee (POMRC) has identified what it says are unacceptable discrepancies in the mortality rates for New Zealand’s most deprived populations.

Open Forum with Dr Karen Hitchcock: May you never grow old

EVENT: 10 Apr 2017

Join Dr Karen Hitchcock and New Zealand experts to discuss and debate both the importance and the role of older people in New Zealand, and the implications for improving the quality and safety of our health care system.

Choosing Wisely campaign launched in New Zealand

NEWS: 16 Dec 2016

On Wednesday 7 December a number of health sector leaders got together to launch the Choosing Wisely campaign New Zealand. Choosing Wisely focuses on reducing the number of unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures carried out on patients.

New report shows improved patient care

NEWS: 31 Oct 2016, Health Quality Intelligence

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is celebrating improved patient care as Patient Safety Week begins, with the release of a new report – Open4Results.

Free pressure injury seminars featuring Professor Keith Harding

EVENT: 11 Apr 2016, Other Topics

These free seminars will suit health care management, nurses, doctors and hospital health care assistants, and provide high-level ideas, thoughtprovoking approaches and world-leading advice about preventing pressure injuries.

Fewer babies dying in their sleep

NEWS: 4 Dec 2015, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Figures just released from the Health Quality Safety Commission for 2014 show 40 babies died in 2014 from SUDI or sudden, unexpected death in infancy. On average, there were 47 deaths per year in the five years to 2014.

Data shows importance of early diagnosis of lung cancer

MEDIA RELEASE: 27 Jul 2015, Health Quality Intelligence

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has released a new Atlas of Healthcare Variation domain, focusing on diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer in public hospitals.

Atul Gawande emphasises the fundamental importance of system-building

NEWS: 21 May 2015, Building Leadership & Capability

The 21st century is the century of the system, internationally renowned health writer Dr Atul Gawande told a forum of more than 500 people from New Zealand’s health, disability, aged-care and end-of-life care sectors on Monday 18 May in Wellington.

Manukau Health and Wellness Expo

EVENT: 14 Apr 2015, Partners in Care

Manukau City Accident and Medical Clinic and ProCare Health are planning for a Manukau Wellness expo that will provide significant benefits for the Manukau, South Auckland community.

Video: Health literacy among Māori

PUBLICATION: 15 Dec 2014, Partners in Care

Querida Whatuira-Strickland describes her work helping whānau with health literacy in her role as kaitakawaenga.