Links to international resource centres that provide regularly updated COVID-19 evidence and publications.
PUBLICATION: 3 Apr 2020, Aged Residential Care
This guidance document provides practical assistance to aged residential care facilities in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
PUBLICATION: 1 Apr 2020, Reducing Harm from Falls
The reducing harm from falls recommended evidence-based resources 2020 includes systematic reviews, clinical guidelines and toolkits.
PUBLICATION: 4 Dec 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The Māori responsive rubric and guidelines are a tool to assist the Commission's mortality review committees with the interpretation, and reporting of, Māori mortality.
NEWS: 13 Nov 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
On Friday 1 May 2020 in Wellington, the fourth Choosing Wisely campaign forum will be held in Wellington, in partnership with the Health Quality & Safety Commission.
PUBLICATION: 20 Apr 2019, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
Presentations and videos from the first learning session for Connecting Care: improving service transitions / Te tūhono i ngā manaakitanga, te whakapai ake i ngā whakawhitinga ratonga
Neil Whittaker is GP partner/owner at Nelson East Family Medical Centre and a medical educator. He is a supporter of the Choosing Wisely approach, and believes system change is the...
PUBLICATION: 16 May 2019, Medication Safety
Guidelines for the display of combination product medicines in electronic systems.
NEWS: 30 Apr 2019, Health Quality Intelligence
New data shows 49 percent of those who visited their GP in 2017 were dispensed at least one antibiotic.The data is part of the new Atlas of Healthcare Variation on community use of antibiotics released by the Health Quality & Safety Commission.
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.
PUBLICATION: 26 Mar 2019, Reducing Harm from Falls
Includes systematic reviews, clinical guidelines and toolkits.
NEWS: 31 Jan 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 20 December 2018–31 January 2019 is now available online.
PUBLICATION: 30 Jan 2019, Suicide Mortality Review Committee
This series of guidelines will equip journalists, families and whānau for reporting on and talking about suicide in Aotearoa.
NEWS: 30 Jan 2019, Medication Safety
The National Poisons Centre has issued new dosing guidance for acetylcysteine for the treatment of paracetamol overdose and toxicity.
NEWS: 17 Dec 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
A survey of over 2500 people working in mental health and addiction services has found that, while many feel tāngata whaiora (consumers in these services) are treated with respect, there are challenges in several areas.
NEWS: 7 Dec 2018, Adverse Events
The latest Learning from adverse events report shows health providers in New Zealand are continuing to develop and improve their systems for reporting, reviewing and learning from adverse events.
Guidelines for the application of specify brand advice within electronic systems.