NEWS: 15 Apr 2021, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
This update from the mental health and addiction (MHA) quality improvement programme | Whakapai i ngā mahi hauora hinengaro waranga hoki focuses on the programme approach to the end of June 2022.
NEWS: 1 Apr 2021, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
The Health Quality & Safety Commission says the recently released annual report of the Office of the Director of Mental Health and Addiction Services highlights once again the urgent need to eliminate the harmful practice of seclusion.
NEWS: 23 Jul 2020, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
A survey about people’s experiences using mental health and addiction (MHA) services has found many people felt they were treated with respect and things were well explained to them; but that their cultural and spiritual needs were not always met.
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.
PUBLICATION: 21 Mar 2018, Health Quality Intelligence
From PES to PDSA outlines how to use the patient experience reporting portal for quality improvement.
NEWS: 4 Jan 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
Two new national projects are being introduced that will seek to improve the quality and safety of mental health and addiction services delivered nationwide.
PUBLICATION: 20 Dec 2016, Building Leadership & Capability
This paper reviews potential uses for risk-adjusted hospital-wide mortality measures for example, the hospital standardised mortality ratio.
PUBLICATION: 6 May 2016, Health Quality Intelligence
This is the 2016 update of the Commission’s inaugural Window on the Quality of New Zealand’s Health Care, published in December 2015. It brings our measures up to date and examines key issues in the measurement of quality in NZ health care.
NEWS: 2 May 2016, Medication Safety
Counties Manukau Health and Northland are among district health boards (DHBs) leading the way in the roll out of electronic medicine reconciliation (eMedRec).