PUBLICATION: 17 Dec 2020, National Trauma Network
This project plan explains key aspects of the trauma rehabilitation project, such as the aim, rationale, objectives, scope and approach. It outlines the associated resources and timeframe estimates and the key deliverables.
NEWS: 8 Dec 2020, Health Quality Intelligence
New data highlights low use of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC). The data is part of the new Atlas of Healthcare Variation domain on contraceptive use by women, released by the Health Quality & Safety Commission.
PUBLICATION: 24 Aug 2020, Primary Care
Some of the people involved in Whakakotahi projects talk about their experience and how consumers are key partners in quality improvement.
NEWS: 7 Aug 2020, National Trauma Network
The new national trauma rehabilitation quality improvement project, which aims to understand and improve rehabilitation for major trauma patients, is underway.
NEWS: 19 Jun 2020, Health Quality Intelligence
Updated data from over 79,000 patients who responded to a survey about their experiences with Aotearoa New Zealand health services shows 17 percent reported not visiting a GP or nurse due to cost in the last 12 months.
EVENT: 1 Jul 2020, Primary Care
Join this webinar to get the latest information about gout and its management in Aotearoa New Zealand.
NEWS: 26 Jul 2019, Health Quality Intelligence
New data from over 72,000 patients who responded to a survey about their experiences with New Zealand health services shows one in five reported not visiting a GP or nurse due to cost in the last 12 months.
PUBLICATION: 5 Jun 2019, Primary Care
This document, Towards quality improvement at scale in the New Zealand primary care setting, was commissioned to help us plan how to achieve quality improvement at scale in primary care.
NEWS: 5 Jun 2019, Primary Care
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is pleased to share the findings from consumer, health service and stakeholder engagement, to inform the future direction and priorities in our primary care programme.
NEWS: 28 May 2019, Infection Prevention & Control
DHBs have agreed to fund a new model for an effective and sustainable whole-of-sector approach to healthcare associated infection (HAI) in New Zealand.
NEWS: 29 Apr 2019, Medication Safety
A review and update of the standard batch sheets for oral liquid formulations compounded in New Zealand (NZ standard oral formulations or NZSOF) has been completed.
NEWS: 11 Mar 2019, Primary Care
Eight projects from primary care provider teams from around the country have been selected for the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Whakakotahi 2019 quality improvement programme.
PUBLICATION: 18 Dec 2018, Adverse Events
Presentations from the Health Quality & Safety Commission's workshop with Professor Erik Hollnagel: Delivering resilient health care.
NEWS: 10 Dec 2018, Primary Care
The shortlist of projects for the third round of Whakakotahi, the Commission’s initiative to develop quality improvement capability in primary care, has been announced.
NEWS: 8 Nov 2018, Health Quality Intelligence
Māori and Pacific peoples are less likely to receive appropriate treatment for gout, despite being significantly more likely to be affected by the disease than other ethnicities.
EVENT: 20 Sep 2018, Family Violence Death Review Committee
Social entrapment: A realistic understanding of the criminal offending of primary victims of intimate partner violence.
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