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Reshaping the rules at Hutt Valley DHB

NEWS: 24 Jul 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission

Staff at Hutt Valley District Health Board (DHB) are being encouraged to speak up if they think an aspect of patient care isn’t working, or is unnecessary, and suggest a better approach.

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.

Free Let’s PLAN flyer for consumers available

NEWS: 5 Jan 2016, Partners in Care

Don’t forget about Let’s PLAN – the free consumer resource developed by the Commission that encourages people to plan ahead for visits to their GP or other primary health care professional.

Stay independent falls prevention toolkit for primary care

NEWS: 10 Jul 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

To support the Health Quality & Safety Commission's Reducing Harm from Falls programme focus on and engagement with primary care, a falls prevention toolkit has been developed by in partnership with bpacnz

Stay independent falls prevention toolkit for clinicians

PUBLICATION: 10 Jul 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

The stay independent toolkit for clinicians comprises a booklet, a poster suitable for waiting room display and a consumer brochure which encourages older people to self-assess their falls risk and follow that with a conversation with their health profess

New areas allow greater understanding of perioperative harm

NEWS: 15 Jun 2015, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

The fourth report of the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee covering the period from 2008-2012 includes several new areas: coronary artery bypass grafts (CABG), percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PCTA), bariatric surgery and severe post

ON YOUR FEET – boot camp for the elderly

NEWS: 28 Nov 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

Getting back on her feet after hip surgery became achievable for Phyllis Gibbison, 84, from Hamilton thanks to a team effort at Waikato District Health Board’s Older Persons and Rehabilitation service.