NEWS: 12 Feb 2020, ACP information for consumers
Cheryl Cameron is a retired filmmaker. She was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease 12 years ago but hasn’t let that slow her down.
PUBLICATION: 5 Feb 2020, Health Quality Intelligence
Results of the national inpatient experience survey for patients treated in November 2019.
NEWS: 30 Jan 2020, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 6 to 29 January 2020 is now available online.
NEWS: 29 Jan 2020, ACP information for clinicians
Advance Care Planning (ACP) Day, Friday 3 April 2020, will focus on explaining the benefits of ACP and work towards making it ‘business-as-usual’ for all health care professionals
NEWS: 17 Jan 2020, Patient Deterioration
The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s te māwhenga tūroro | patient deterioration programme is focusing on several key projects in 2020. Find out more in this update.
Many of us have been or are still on holiday enjoying some much-needed rest and relaxation. Despite the horrors of the Whakaari/White Island tragedy, the Australian fires, disturbing world events and, on a more local front, reports of hospitals under pressure we carry on living our lives the best we can.
NEWS: 17 Dec 2019, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee
The Perioperative Mortality Review Committee is calling on surgeons, anaesthetists and clinicians to address inequities in surgical services.
EVENT: 4 Mar 2021, Health Quality & Safety Commission
An Open Forum featuring international and local speakers who specialise in concepts of resilient health care, and will share their understanding of implementing these concepts within primary and hospital care settings.
NEWS: 10 Dec 2019, Building Leadership & Capability
A new service that gives Kāpiti residents improved access to after-hours and urgent health care closer to home has received an Open for leadership award from the Health Quality & Safety Commission.
Developing an advanced care plan with their father helped a nurse, her family and health professionals meet his end-of-life wishes and care for him at home.
PUBLICATION: 13 Nov 2019, Patient Deterioration
This brief formative feedback summary on Kōrero mai gives an overview of Synergia's engagement with cohort two of the patient deterioration programme workstream: the patient, family and whānau escalation system.
EVENT: 10 Mar 2020, Health Quality & Safety Commission
An Open Forum featuring Mr Samer Nashef, cardiac surgeon, Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK and Dr Stephen Duckett, director of the health programme, Grattan Institute, Victoria, Australia.
NEWS: 31 Oct 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 10 to 30 October 2019 is now available online.
PUBLICATION: 31 Oct 2019, Health Quality Intelligence
Results of the national inpatient experience survey for patients treated in August 2019.
PUBLICATION: 22 Oct 2019, Building Leadership & Capability
Presentations from the Health Quality & Safety Commission's 2019 Quality Improvement Scientific Symposium.
NEWS: 16 Oct 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
Dr Paul Dalley presented on the comprehensive high-risk surgical patient pathway (CHRISP) being trialed at Capital & Coast DHB at the Choosing Wisely forum in May 2019.
NEWS: 14 Oct 2019, Infection Prevention & Control
This International Infection Prevention and Control Week (13–19 October 2019), the Health Quality & Safety Commission is encouraging hospital staff and senior leaders in infection prevention and control (IPC) to take part in walk rounds.
Wiki Haumaru Tūroro | Patient Safety Week 2019 focuses on understanding bias in health care. In this blog, Josie* shares her story, including the unconscious bias she has faced as...