NEWS: 6 Nov 2018, Partners in Care
Counties Manukau Health is calling for new consumer council members to contribute to their vision of providing care that is truly patient and family/whānau centred.
NEWS: 26 Apr 2018, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee
The 13th data report of the Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee (CYMRC) has been released. This report, covering 2012–2016, shows that in 2016, 483 children and young people died.
PUBLICATION: 30 Oct 2017, Other Topics
This ‘think piece’ from the Health Quality & Safety Commission signals our intention to tackle health inequities.
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.
NEWS: 7 Apr 2017, Building Leadership & Capability
A commitment to sharing knowledge and building relationships has seen a Canterbury nurse become the latest recipient of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Open for leadership award.
NEWS: 13 Apr 2017, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee
This report, covering 2011-15, shows that in 2015, 536 children and young people died which is more than in the previous two years (486 in 2014, and 516 in 2013), but fewer than in the years prior.
MEDIA RELEASE: 19 Aug 2016, Health Quality Intelligence
The Health Quality & Safety Commission says figures showing a continuing increase in the prescription of powerful opioids are a prompt for hospitals and primary health care providers to take a close look at their prescribing.
NEWS: 6 Jul 2016
Issue 51 of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-update is now available online.
MEDIA RELEASE: 20 Jun 2016, Health Quality Intelligence
Data from the Health Quality & Safety Commission shows there are differences in health care and treatment provided to people from different ethnic groups, socioeconomic status and DHBs.
PUBLICATION: 29 Feb 2016, Health Quality Intelligence
Results of the national hospital inpatient survey for patients treated in November 2015.
PUBLICATION: 16 Dec 2015, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee
Special report from the Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee – Mortality and morbidity of pertussis in children and young people in New Zealand 2002–14.
PUBLICATION: 10 Dec 2015, Health Quality Intelligence
This report looks at currently available measures within a framework for understanding quality and considers ‘How good is New Zealand’s health care?’
MEDIA RELEASE: 23 Jun 2015, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee
The Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee’s (PMMRC’s) ninth annual report shows there was one death for every 100 babies born in New Zealand in 2013.