PUBLICATION: 20 Dec 2021, Health Quality Intelligence
Executive summary of our report that explores the secondary impacts of our COVID 19 response on selected aspects of the functioning of our health system so we can learn from that experience and shape resilient system responses in the future.
NEWS: 21 Dec 2021, Health Quality Intelligence
A comprehensive report looking at the effects of COVID-19 on the quality of Aotearoa New Zealand’s health system has been released today by the Health Quality & Safety Commission.
NEWS: 16 Dec 2021, Health Quality Intelligence
The Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission) has today released a report on the health care experience of around 4,000 disabled people during last year’s COVID-19 lockdown.
PUBLICATION: 1 Dec 2021, Infection Prevention & Control
Tool for health providers to support review of adverse events involving surgical site infections.
PUBLICATION: 19 Jan 2022, National Trauma Network
Four resources to support the implementation of guidelines and standardise the management of critical bleeding.
NEWS: 27 Nov 2021, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
Te Toka Tumai Auckland District Health Board (DHB) has dramatically reduced its rates of seclusion in mental health and addiction (MHA) services. Assaults on staff are down and staff retention is up.
NEWS: 15 Nov 2021, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day
This Te Rā Haumaru Tūroro o Aotearoa | Aotearoa Patient Safety Day 2021 we’re celebrating culturally responsive maternity care for whānau, to support maternal wellbeing and maternal and newborn safety.
Advance care planning has the potential to build bridges between you and your health care team at a time when COVID-19 is destroying them.
PUBLICATION: 20 Oct 2021, Medication Safety
This medication alert is to advise that the Aotearoa New Zealand standardised batch sheet for baclofen oral suspension will change to a 1 mg/mL concentration from 1 November 2021.
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.
On 27 May 2020, when the world was in the depths of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, UN Women released an awareness-raising campaign highlighting the potential for a...
NEWS: 14 Sep 2021, Adverse Events
A new film, Pou hihiri, Pou o te aroha | Healing and learning from harm, features consumers, clinicians and researchers talking about the benefits of following a restorative approach after a harmful event occurs in health care.
NEWS: 22 Jul 2021, ACP information for consumers
The Health Quality & Safety Commission has released a series of videos as part of a campaign focusing on advance care planning and dementia. The videos share the viewpoints and experiences of health care practitioners and those living with dementia.
NEWS: 6 Jul 2021, Health Quality Intelligence
A new report paints a stark picture of the health care challenges faced by Pacific peoples in New Zealand and calls for ambitious changes to the system to be made urgently.
PUBLICATION: 8 Jul 2021, Reducing Harm from Falls
The Commission has helped to develop a hip fracture recovery information booklet to meet the needs of the population in Aotearoa New Zealand.
PUBLICATION: 16 Dec 2021, Health Quality Intelligence
Full report and summary of findings relating to disabled people following the COVID-19 patient experience survey, and associated methodology document..
PUBLICATION: 3 Jun 2021, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 13 May to 3 June 2021.
PUBLICATION: 1 Jun 2021, Partners in Care
This booklet is for people who are unfamiliar with community health care services. It includes tips on how to get the best from these services and is a general guide on what is available to you and what you can expect.