NEWS: 2 Nov 2021, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 8 October - 1 November.
PUBLICATION: 19 Oct 2021, Health Quality Intelligence
This is the fifth annual update as required by the Ombudsman from the Ministry of Health and the Health Quality & Safety Commission on the sector’s progress towards increasing transparency of health data in Aotearoa New Zealand by June 2021.
PUBLICATION: 7 Oct 2021, Partners in Care
The Commission is developing a code of expectations (the code) which will set how health and disability service providers and organisations will involve and work effectively in partnership with consumers and whānau.
PUBLICATION: 1 Oct 2021, Adverse Events
Some questions were raised at the webinar to launch the video but there was not enough time to answer them all. We have now provided responses to those questions.
NEWS: 14 Sep 2021, Adverse Events
A new film, Pou hihiri, Pou o te aroha | Healing and learning from harm, features consumers, clinicians and researchers talking about the benefits of following a restorative approach after a harmful event occurs in health care.
NEWS: 3 Sep 2021, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee
This is an update from the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (the PMMRC) about the first principles review of the national mortality review function, the next PMMRC report and other PMMRC-related matters.
NEWS: 6 Jul 2021, Health Quality Intelligence
A new report paints a stark picture of the health care challenges faced by Pacific peoples in New Zealand and calls for ambitious changes to the system to be made urgently.
PUBLICATION: 23 Jun 2021, Health Quality Intelligence
A summary of the latest report in our Window on Quality series which focuses on health for pacific peoples, from maternity to end of life using a life-course approach.
PUBLICATION: 18 Jun 2021, ACP information for clinicians
This manual provides an in-depth view of advance care planning and how it can be incorporated into health care.
PUBLICATION: 31 May 2021, Building Leadership & Capability
Virtual presentations from the February 2021 Quality Improvement Scientific Symposium
This page share information about the origins and aims of the Choosing Wisely campaign as well as frequently asked questions.
NEWS: 1 Apr 2021, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
The Health Quality & Safety Commission says the recently released annual report of the Office of the Director of Mental Health and Addiction Services highlights once again the urgent need to eliminate the harmful practice of seclusion.
NEWS: 4 Mar 2021, Pressure Injury Prevention
In December 2020 the notification form for pressure injuries stage 3 and above was updated. The form now includes a section for reporting of mucosal pressure injuries.
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.
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.
EVENT: 23 Feb 2021, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee
This webinar presents perinatal and maternal mortality and morbidity data from the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee’s 14th Annual Report.