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Southern DHB joins Choosing Wisely campaign

NEWS: 29 Aug 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission

Southern District Health Board recently joined other district health boards (DHBs) in formally introducing the Choosing Wisely approach. Choosing Wisely encourages consumers and health professionals to discuss whether a particular test, treatment...

Quality Improvement Scientific Symposium 2019

EVENT: 10 Oct 2019, Building Leadership & Capability

The Commission is hosting its 5th annual scientific symposium featuring keynote speakers, peer-reviewed papers, interactive sessions and learning and networking opportunities.

Clinical governance recommendations for recognition and response systems

PUBLICATION: 21 Nov 2017, Patient Deterioration

This paper is intended for project teams responsible for implementing and improving recognition and response systems in New Zealand hospitals. It briefly outlines recommendations for ongoing clinical governance of recognition and response systems.

Co-design will help improve transitions

NEWS: 15 Oct 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

The Connecting Care Project will see health service providers, consumers, and their families and whānau working together to better understand and improve the experience of transitions between or within providers.

Expressions of interest sought for Commission consumer network

NEWS: 23 May 2018, Partners in Care

Do you want to use your own health experience to work with the Health Quality & Safety Commission? Owing to vacancies in the Commission’s consumer network we are seeking expressions of interest to fill five consumer positions.

Update on reducing Staphylococcus aureus related SSI collaborative

NEWS: 25 Sep 2017, Infection Prevention & Control

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has been working over the past year to review literature, propose potential bundle options, and gather feedback from the healthcare sector regarding a pre-operative anti-staphylococcal bundle

DHB activities to celebrate World Hand Hygiene Day 5 May 2017

NEWS: 26 Jul 2017, Infection Prevention & Control

DHBs throughout the country embraced World Hand Hygiene Day this year. The campaign promotes a global profile on the importance of improving hand hygiene in health care annually on 5 May 2017.

Culture Survey 2017

NEWS: 26 Jul 2017, Health Quality Intelligence

In the spirit of learning more about what we can do to improve clinical leadership and the safety culture, DHBs are partnering with the University of Otago and the Health Quality & Safety Commission to survey health professional staff.