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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.

Perinatal Mental Health Symposium

EVENT: 18 Oct 2013, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

The Perinatal Mental Health NZ Trust have organised a three-day symposium for perinatal mental health policy makers and providers to explore the issues & hear about research, best practice and network.

Vitamin D project helps prevent falls and saves health costs

NEWS: 8 Aug 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

Associate Minister of Health Jo Goodhew says MidCentral District Health Board's (DHB’s) vitamin D project is a good example of how a simple intervention can improve lives and save health dollars.

COWs boosting patient safety

NEWS: 19 Jun 2013, Medication Safety

Health Minister Tony Ryall visited North Shore Hospital yesterday to see first-hand how hospital doctors and nurses prescribe and administer medication electronically using mobile computers.