NEWS: 30 Jun 2020, Health Quality Intelligence
From 1 July 2020, the Health Quality & Safety Commission expects district health boards (DHBs) to start collecting data again for all quality and safety measures (QSMs), following the recent interruption due to COVID-19.
NEWS: 16 Apr 2020, Health Quality Intelligence
The Health Quality & Safety Commission has temporarily suspended the requirement for DHBs to collect and report on QSM measures that are manually collected until 30 June 2020.
MEDIA RELEASE: 2 Dec 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is celebrating the success of New Zealand public hospitals in reducing the number of in-hospital falls that result in a broken hip. New Zealand appears to be the first country to achieve this on a national scale.
NEWS: 25 Nov 2016, Partners in Care
Rose Russell was about to head off to Malaysia to deliver an academic writing course when she had a fall that drastically changed her plans.
NEWS: 24 Nov 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls
The Health Quality & Safety Commission will have results of its reducing harm from falls programme published in the New Zealand Medical Journal on 2 December 2016.
PUBLICATION: 22 Aug 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls
This report presents an evaluation of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's Reducing Harm from Falls programme.