EVENT: 18 Nov 2021, Infection Prevention & Control
Health care professionals with an interest in the management of sepsis and infectious diseases are invited to attend the inaugural New Zealand Sepsis Conference.
NEWS: 18 Feb 2021, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 28 January–17 February 2021 is now available online.
PUBLICATION: 2 Feb 2021, Primary Care
The Tongan Health Society is working on an innovative approach to underpin best practice models for patients with diabetes who are on maximum oral hypoglycaemic medication to start insulin therapy when they are hesitant to do so.
NEWS: 8 Dec 2020, Health Quality Intelligence
New data highlights low use of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC). The data is part of the new Atlas of Healthcare Variation domain on contraceptive use by women, released by the Health Quality & Safety Commission.
NEWS: 18 Nov 2020, Infection Prevention & Control
As a result of increasing levels of antimicrobial resistance, antibiotics and other antimicrobial medicines are becoming ineffective, and health workers and the public are urged to unite to take action.
NEWS: 12 Nov 2020, Health Quality & Safety Commission
Annually Choosing Wisely holds an international round table for up to two delegates for each Choosing Wisely country to share experiences and plan strategies.
NEWS: 3 Nov 2020, Medication Safety
From 2 to 6 November 2020, medicines regulators around the globe will be joining forces to launch a social media campaign that raises awareness of adverse drug reactions. The theme for 2020 is ‘Your report matters’.
NEWS: 20 Oct 2020, Infection Prevention & Control
It’s International Infection Prevention Week 2020 and the Health Quality & Safety Commission and the Choosing Wisely campaign are sending a reminder that the responsible use of antibiotics is critical to people’s health.
NEWS: 25 Sep 2020, Health Quality & Safety Commission
More than 40 New Zealand pharmacists have worked together to develop new Choosing Wisely pharmacy recommendations.
NEWS: 4 Sep 2020, Primary Care
Patients in remote settlements of eastern Bay of Plenty now have better access to timely and accurate medicines, thanks to a quality improvement project undertaken by the Te Whānau-ā-Apanui Community Health Centre in Te Kaha.
NEWS: 4 Sep 2020, Primary Care
A Whānau Ora approach to encourage people with diabetes to take control of their own health is having success in the King Country.
NEWS: 21 Aug 2020, Suicide Mortality Review Committee
The Suicide Mortality Review Committee (SuMRC) welcomes the Chief Coroner’s annual report on provisional suicide statistics released today. The figures suggest an overall decrease in deaths by suicide in Aotearoa.
NEWS: 19 Jun 2020, Health Quality Intelligence
Updated data from over 79,000 patients who responded to a survey about their experiences with Aotearoa New Zealand health services shows 17 percent reported not visiting a GP or nurse due to cost in the last 12 months.
EVENT: 1 Jul 2020, Primary Care
Join this webinar to get the latest information about gout and its management in Aotearoa New Zealand.