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‘Nuggets of gold’: Insights from voices of lived experience

PUBLICATION: 11 Feb 2020, Suicide Mortality Review Committee

This report summarises the outcomes of a scoping project exploring the possibility of gathering and sharing ‘nuggets of gold’ – that is, stories from those with lived experience of suicide attempt.

Expressions of interest sought for Commission consumer network

NEWS: 23 May 2018, Partners in Care

Do you want to use your own health experience to work with the Health Quality & Safety Commission? Owing to vacancies in the Commission’s consumer network we are seeking expressions of interest to fill five consumer positions.

Why do so few people have a plan for the end of their life?

NEWS: 22 Mar 2016, Advance Care Planning

In this ABC Health Report Dr Norman Swan asks why so few of us have advance care plans and discusses the topic with intensive care specialist and advance care planning expert, Bill Sylvester from the University of Melbourne.

Are we getting better at preparing for our death?

NEWS: 8 Sep 2017, Advance Care Planning

Australian palliative care psychologist Kerrie Noonan talks to RNZ’s Kathryn Ryan about whether we’re getting better at preparing in advance for our deaths.

Pressure injuries: Danny's story

PUBLICATION: 17 Mar 2017, Pressure Injury Prevention

In 1999, Danny was a forestry worker, when a rotten tree behind where he was working fell on him.

The ripple effect: TVNZ interview with the Ruru family

NEWS: 17 Jun 2015, Partners in Care

In this interview on TVNZ's Sunday show, Te Rina Ruru (a Commission consumer network member) talks about the struggle her family faced when adjusting to taking care of her brother Ray who sustained a traumatic brain injury in a car accident.

Online health on the way

NEWS: 17 Mar 2014

This news clip from Radio New Zealand discusses the introduction of electronic portals for general practice, to allow patients to access their medical records online.

BBC Horizons video: How to avoid mistakes in surgery

PUBLICATION: 20 Feb 2014, Safe Surgery NZ

This video from BBC Horizons demonstrates the human factors behind surgical errors, and how many of these can be avoided by using the World Health Organisation's surgical safety checklist.

Business excellence award for Bay of Plenty DHB

NEWS: 8 Jan 2014

The Health Quality & Safety Commission congratulates Bay of Plenty District Health Board (DHB) for becoming the first DHB in the country to receive a New Zealand Business Excellence Award.