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Endoscopy coordinator receives Open for leadership award

NEWS: 31 Jul 2018, Building Leadership & Capability

Maria Petrovics-Edens from West Coast District Health Board (DHB) has received an Open for leadership award for her successes in taking on the new role of endoscopy coordinator.

Second quality improvement facilitator course begins in July

NEWS: 27 Jun 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

The second cohort of health professionals is about to begin the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s mental health and addiction programme’s quality improvement facilitator course.

Mental health fono spotlights high seclusion rates for Pacific peoples

NEWS: 8 Jun 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

The high numbers of Pacific mental health and addiction (MHA) consumers who experience seclusion in district health board (DHB) MHA in-patient services was one of the drivers behind a national Pacific health fono held during May.

National event marks ‘the beginning of the end’ for seclusion

NEWS: 28 Mar 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

Stakeholders from across the country joined the Commission and Te Pou this month, to begin the important work of the national collaborative Zero Seclusion: towards the elimination of seclusion by 2020.

Medication safety: Fatal prescription

NEWS: 27 Feb 2018, Medication Safety

A recently published article in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology highlights system issues contributing to medication errors.

Local QI projects underway in mental health & addiction sector

NEWS: 14 Dec 2017, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

A few months after the new quality improvement facilitator training course, participants from DHBs and NGOs across the country have started to drive local projects to improve mental health and addiction services.