NEWS: 19 Mar 2021, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement and the BMJ are pleased to announce that the International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare is going fully virtual in 2021, with three conferences planned for the year ahead.
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.
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.
NEWS: 8 Mar 2021, Building Leadership & Capability
On International Women’s Day, the Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission) is highlighting the importance of having wāhine Māori and Pacific women in leadership positions to improve the quality, safety and equity of the health system.
NEWS: 4 Mar 2021, Pressure Injury Prevention
In December 2020 the notification form for pressure injuries stage 3 and above was updated. The form now includes a section for reporting of mucosal pressure injuries.
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.
EVENT: 18 Nov 2021, Infection Prevention & Control
Health care professionals with an interest in the management of sepsis and infectious diseases are invited to attend the inaugural New Zealand Sepsis Conference.
NEWS: 18 Feb 2021, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 28 January–17 February 2021 is now available online.
EVENT: 2 Jun 2021, Building Leadership & Capability
Apply for a sponsored space by 5pm Friday 2 April 2021 for the online AICG certificate in clinical governance course and the applied clinical governance workshop.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NEWS: 28 Jan 2021, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 5–27 January 2021 is now available online.
PUBLICATION: 8 Apr 2020, ACP information for clinicians
This guide is for clinicians to reference when developing communication skills or when preparing for a conversation with a patient and their whānau.