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Patient safety: the rising star of clinical care

NEWS: 24 Oct 2012

This is the keynote address by Dr Margaret Chan, Director General of the World Health Organisation, delivered to the 29th International Conference of the International Society for Quality in Health Care, Geneva Switzerland.

Health Navigator

PUBLICATION: 4 Sep 2012, Partners in Care

Health Navigator is a charitable trust. Their purpose is to add value to the health sector and improve the quality of information, self-help resources, education, coordination, communication and health care.

Hand Hygiene NZ video competition: Deadline extended!

NEWS: 27 Aug 2012, Infection Prevention & Control

To encourage more teams to enter the Hand Hygiene NZ video competition, the deadline has been extended by one month until Friday 28 September. The HHNZ team have also created their own video as an example to would-be film producers - the link is included.

How can health care organisations become more health literate?

NEWS: 14 Aug 2012, Partners in Care

This report, published by the American Institute of Medicine, discusses the growing recognition that health literacy depends not only on individual skills and abilities but also on the demands and complexities of the health care system.

20th Cochrane Colloquium

NEWS: 13 Aug 2012

The Cochrane Collaboration conference provides an exciting opportunity for New Zealanders to meet and network with colleagues who share their goals of providing the best possible evidence for health care interventions

The changing face of health care: The Asia-Pacific story

NEWS: 10 Aug 2012

'The changing face of health care: The Asia-Pacific story' is just one of the many thought-provoking workshops being held at the Asia Pacific (APAC) Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care conference in September.

20th Cochrane Colloquium

EVENT: 29 Sep 2012

The Cochrane Collaboration annual conference provides an exciting opportunity for New Zealanders to meet and network with colleagues who share their goals of providing the best possible evidence for health care interventions.

Quality Accounts guidance manual now available

NEWS: 24 Jul 2012, Health Quality Intelligence

Next year health care providers will be required to give an account for the quality of their services for the first time. The Commission has helped develop a manual explaining the purpose of Quality Accounts and giving step-by-step guidance.