EVENT: 6 Sep 2017, Building Leadership & Capability
A half-day workshop for emerging clinical leaders
NEWS: 10 Jul 2017, Pressure Injury Prevention
The Accident Compensation Corporation has published the Guiding Principles For Pressure Injury Prevention And Management In New Zealand.
NEWS: 22 May 2017, Pressure Injury Prevention
National guiding principles for preventing and managing pressure injuries have been launched today at the New Zealand Wound Care Society Annual Conference in Rotorua.
PUBLICATION: 25 Nov 2016, Safe Surgery NZ
This report outlines the success of the Safe Surgery NZ observational auditor training project.
MEDIA RELEASE: 17 Oct 2016, Infection Prevention & Control
The Health Quality & Safety Commission says the New Zealand health sector has made significant improvements in patient safety as International Infection Prevention Week begins.
PUBLICATION: 11 Oct 2016, Pressure Injury Prevention
This report from the Health Quality & Safety Commission outlines a potential national approach to the measurement and reporting of pressure injuries.
NEWS: 1 Sep 2016
‘Variation: the good, the bad and the inexplicable’ was the topic of the latest Open Forum: International Speaker Series event held in Wellington on 30 August 2016.
PUBLICATION: 6 Aug 2020, Health Quality Intelligence
A guide for general practices about getting started with the primary care patient experience survey.
PUBLICATION: 28 Nov 2019, Safe Surgery NZ
This factsheet is provided to support district health board (DHB) surgical teams in their work to measure the impact of the teamwork and communication interventions and submit quality and safety marker (QSM) data to the Health Quality & Safety Commission.
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: 13 Apr 2016, Health Quality Intelligence
The new System Level Measures for the health sector have a strong quality improvement focus. The six new measures were announced recently by Minister of Health Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman.