PUBLICATION: 7 Oct 2021, Partners in Care
The Commission is developing a code of expectations (the code) which will set how health and disability service providers and organisations will involve and work effectively in partnership with consumers and whānau.
NEWS: 4 Oct 2021, Other Topics
A new video for clinicians, highlighting the importance of Choosing Wisely, has been released by the Health Quality & Safety Commission.
PUBLICATION: 1 Oct 2021, Adverse Events
Some questions were raised at the webinar to launch the video but there was not enough time to answer them all. We have now provided responses to those questions.
NEWS: 12 Aug 2021, Safe Surgery NZ
The Health Quality & Safety Commission-led Safe Surgery NZ programme, which has greatly improved the way surgical operations are performed in Aotearoa New Zealand, finished in July 2021. This article looks at the achievements of the programme.
This page contains recommendations and resources regarding treatments and tests for both consumers and health professionals.
NEWS: 19 Apr 2021, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee
The Perioperative Mortality Review Committee (POMRC) is calling for district health boards (DHBs) to conduct an in-depth review into all cases of major trauma resulting in hospitalisation in Māori aged 15–18 years.
NEWS: 27 May 2020, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is making great progress working toward eliminating seclusion.
NEWS: 21 Apr 2020, ACP information for consumers
Most of us can only imagine what having someone die in front of us would be like, but it’s part of the job for Wellington paramedic, Sean Thompson.