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Hospitals are looking for better safety for patients

NEWS: 5 Nov 2016, Patient Safety Week

Let's Talk. That is the theme for Hauora Tairāwhiti and other health boards during Patient Safety Week, when the emphasis is on better communication between patient, whānau and health professionals.

New report shows reduction in patient harm

NEWS: 31 Oct 2016, Patient Safety Week

Patient Safety Week starts today and coincides with the release of a new report showing patient harm reduction and cost savings have been achieved through improved health services.

Data shows importance of early diagnosis of lung cancer

MEDIA RELEASE: 27 Jul 2015, Health Quality Intelligence

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has released a new Atlas of Healthcare Variation domain, focusing on diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer in public hospitals.

Briefing to the incoming Minister of Health: October 2014

PUBLICATION: 21 Nov 2014, Health Quality & Safety Commission

This briefing to the incoming Minister of Health outlines the role of the Health Quality & Safety Commission in improving the quality and safety of the health and disability sector.

Wider reporting of adverse health events welcomed

NEWS: 21 Nov 2013, Adverse Events

Associate Minister of Health Jo Goodhew today welcomed the broadening of reporting of serious adverse events (SAEs) to include some private providers and other non-DHB organisations.