EVENT: 23 Feb 2021, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee
This webinar presents perinatal and maternal mortality and morbidity data from the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee’s 14th Annual Report.
PUBLICATION: 24 Dec 2020, Patient Deterioration
In this video Felicity shares her story of advocating for her mother’s wishes and values when her mother was dying.
NEWS: 18 Dec 2020, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 26 November–18 December 2020 is now available online.
PUBLICATION: 17 Dec 2020, Infection Prevention & Control
A summary of the responses to two surveys relating to infection prevention and control during the COVID-19 pandemic response. The surveys were conducted by the Health Quality & Safety Commission in July−August 2020.
NEWS: 11 Dec 2020, ACP information for consumers
Dr James Jap is a palliative care specialist working in Auckland. In his blog, originally published on Palliverse, he shares the story of Perlin Soong, a 32-year-old with metastatic cancer.
NEWS: 10 Dec 2020, Adverse Events
The annual summary of adverse events data from 2019/20 has been released by the Health Quality & Safety Commission.
PUBLICATION: 9 Dec 2020, National Trauma Network
A practical guide for clinical staff to use to inform their care of critically haemorrhaging trauma patients.
NEWS: 18 Nov 2020, Infection Prevention & Control
As a result of increasing levels of antimicrobial resistance, antibiotics and other antimicrobial medicines are becoming ineffective, and health workers and the public are urged to unite to take action.
PUBLICATION: 10 Nov 2020, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee
During COVID-19 restrictions in Aotearoa New Zealand, there are four important things maternity services can do to support women, outlined in this poster.
PUBLICATION: 4 Nov 2020, Health Quality Intelligence
These flyers for patients are to promote the adult hospital patient experience survey in hospitals.
NEWS: 3 Nov 2020, Health Quality & Safety Commission
In a series of articles on Aotearoa New Zealand’s resilient health care during COVID-19, we hear about Te Rohe o Te Wairoa, Hawke’s Bay, Ngāti Kahungunu and the response to COVID-19 between February and May 2020.
NEWS: 28 Oct 2020, Primary Care
Several Hawke’s Bay families have seen an improvement in the physical and emotional wellbeing of their young tamariki with eczema, thanks to a Whakakotahi quality improvement project.
NEWS: 15 Oct 2020
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 24 September–15 October 2020 is now available online.
This page provides links to some of the key legislation and codes relevant to kaiāwhina.
The term kaiāwhina describes non-regulated roles in the health and disability sector. This includes community support, disability support, mental health and addiction support, primary care assistance, public health assistance, hospital orderlies and allie