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Report finds inequities for Māori following major trauma

NEWS: 19 Apr 2021, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

The Perioperative Mortality Review Committee (POMRC) is calling for district health boards (DHBs) to conduct an in-depth review into all cases of major trauma resulting in hospitalisation in Māori aged 15–18 years.

Using restorative approaches to heal and learn: Humanising harm

EVENT: 14 Sep 2021, Adverse Events

Have you observed or been affected by health care harm? For example, a complaint, adverse event, or conflict? Consider attending this hui to learn more about responding to health care harm using a restorative approach that embraces healing and learning.

International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare (Asia) 2021

EVENT: 25 Nov 2021, Health Quality & Safety Commission

Now taking place as a virtual conference, the International Forum Asia will showcase strategies from local experts and the international community, addressing regional needs and bringing the best of global learning to the region.

International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare (Europe) 2021

EVENT: 9 Jun 2021, Health Quality & Safety Commission

The virtual International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare Europe will take place 9–11 June. It will showcase internationally recognised keynotes and addresses regional needs, bringing the best of international learning to the region.

Lack of support a major hurdle when faced with a rare disease

NEWS: 25 Feb 2021, Partners in Care

Lack of awareness and support are two of the biggest hurdles faced by consumers and whānau affected by a rare disease, disorder or health condition. This Sunday 28 February is international Rare Disease Day which raises awareness for rare diseases.

Urgent action needed to address ongoing inequity in maternity sector

NEWS: 16 Feb 2021, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

Babies of Māori, Pacific and Indian mothers are still more likely than babies of New Zealand European mothers to die in pregnancy or within the first 28 days, the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee 14th report shows.

Advance care planning conversation starters

PUBLICATION: 4 Feb 2021, ACP information for clinicians

Sometimes it can be easier to start an advance care planning conversation with some ready-crafted words. Here are some you might like to try.

Advance care planning 101 presentation and guidelines for use

PUBLICATION: 19 May 2020, ACP information for clinicians

The presentation is designed to be delivered to health care staff who don’t have a great deal of knowledge about advance care planning. It can, and should, be adapted for the audience you are presenting to.

Exploring how the way we work impacts the consumer experience

PUBLICATION: 2 Feb 2021, ACP information for clinicians

This video explores consumers' experiences of communication and decision-making, when things do not go well in health care and a clinician's perspective of what might contribute to that experience.