NEWS: 15 Apr 2020, Family Violence Death Review Committee
The Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission) board is seeking one member with senior legal experience to join the Family Violence Death Review Committee.
NEWS: 20 Sep 2019, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
Heather Casey, Southern District Health Board Director of Nursing Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability has been recognised at the 2019 Mental Health Service Awards of Australia and New Zealand programme for service to mental health.
NEWS: 15 Jun 2018, Family Violence Death Review Committee
The Health Quality & Safety Commission board is seeking one member with senior legal experience to join the Family Violence Death Review Committee.
PUBLICATION: 14 Mar 2018, Partners in Care
Presentations from the Commission's inaugural event with a co-design emphasis, held in Wellington, 8-9 March 2018
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.
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.
NEWS: 22 Sep 2016, Partners in Care
Health Quality & Safety Commission consumer network member Traci Stanbury was a runner-up in the recent Ministry of Health 2016 Volunteer Awards.
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.
PUBLICATION: 1 Apr 2016, Building Leadership & Capability
Videos and presentations from the Health Quality & Safety Commission's Open Forum with Henry Marsh.
NEWS: 21 Mar 2016
Over 300 people from across the health sector attended the Open forum: International speaker series on 9 March, featuring internationally renowned neurosurgeon Dr Henry Marsh.
NEWS: 30 Oct 2015, Patient Safety Week
Press release from Hon Peter Dunne welcoming the launch of an ‘airline-style’ patient safety card and video as part of Patient Safety Week 2015.
EVENT: 9 Mar 2016, Building Leadership & Capability
Leading British neurosurgeon, Dr Henry Marsh, will be keynote speaker at the next event in the Commission’s Open Forum: International Speaker Series, on Wednesday 9 March 2016, in Wellington.
NEWS: 4 Aug 2015
The Health Quality & Safety Commission acknowledges the hard work and dedication of departing board member Dr David Galler.
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.
PUBLICATION: 9 Apr 2015, Medication Safety
Videos from day one of learning session one, for the Health Quality & Safety Commission's safe use of opioids national collaborative.
NEWS: 25 Feb 2015, Medication Safety
Hon Peter Dunne's opening address at the Health Quality & Safety Commission's safe use of opioids national collaborative.
PUBLICATION: 5 Mar 2015, Medication Safety
Presentations from learning session one, for the Health Quality & Safety Commission's safe use of opioids national collaborative.
NEWS: 3 Dec 2014, Partners in Care
On behalf of the Minister of Health, the Ministry of Health is currently seeking applications/nominations for community/consumer representatives.
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.
NEWS: 5 May 2014, Infection Prevention & Control
Hon Jo Goodhew says data released today shows hand hygiene at DHBs across the country is the best it has ever been.
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.