NEWS: 7 Apr 2015, Health Quality & Safety Commission
Since forming four years ago, the New Zealand Health Quality & Safety Commission has made great progress and is now entering, which its chief executive Dr Janice Wilson calls ‘the second phase’ of its life.
MEDIA RELEASE: 18 Mar 2015, Health Quality Intelligence
Evidence that the number of people being given one of the most dangerous classes of medicine varies up to three-fold around New Zealand is a cue for hospitals and primary health care providers to take a close look at their prescribing.
MEDIA RELEASE: 12 Feb 2015, Health Quality Intelligence
The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s new national survey of public hospital inpatients is proving its value as a tool for identifying where care improvement is necessary.
NEWS: 19 Dec 2014, Health Quality Intelligence
The Atlas of Healthcare Variation opioid domain, published today, shows the rate of use of opioids in each district health board (DHB). See the opioid Atlas here. The Atlas covers only opioids dispensed from community pharmacies and does not include those
MEDIA RELEASE: 17 Jun 2014, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee
Media release from the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee showing further evidence of the link between smoking, obesity and stillbirth.
MEDIA RELEASE: 13 Sep 2012, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee
The Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee (CYMRC) has repeated calls for an inter-agency approach to prevent volatile substance abuse (VSA)-related deaths
Reporting on variations in health care practices and the reasons behind them so we can make sure we're providing the best possible services.