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Whanganui DHB: Improving Service Transitions through focusing on CHOICE

NEWS: 26 Oct 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

Janice Bowers, clinical nurse manager at Whanganui DHB has been leading a project for ICAMHAS (Infant, child and adolescent mental health and addiction services) to improve the way the department manages service transitions.

MidCentral DHB: Reducing readmission rates amongst high-end users

NEWS: 26 Oct 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

Discovering that just 20 percent of their mental health and addiction (MHA) service consumers were using 80 percent of the allocated funds provided the impetus for a quality improvement project at MidCentral DHB.

A day in the life of the Toiora exercise class

NEWS: 8 Mar 2018, Primary Care

Many elements combined make the Toiora exercise class for people with diabetes an excellent example of the Whakakotahi primary care improvement challenge in action.

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Gauging success for surgical site infection improvement

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This article provides a summary of an interim evaluation of the surgical site infection imporovement programme, and makes the point that a key aspect of many quality improvement programmes is that their success can’t be evaluated over a short time-span.

Update on reducing Staphylococcus aureus related SSI collaborative

NEWS: 25 Sep 2017, Infection Prevention & Control

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has been working over the past year to review literature, propose potential bundle options, and gather feedback from the healthcare sector regarding a pre-operative anti-staphylococcal bundle

West Coast DHB Director of Nursing Karyn Bousfield, Open for Leadership Award winner Jessie Gibbens, Health Quality and Safety Commission Chief Executive Dr Janice Wilson
Commitment to patients sees rural nurse win award

NEWS: 21 Jun 2017, Building Leadership & Capability

The latest recipient of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Open for leadership award is West Coast District Health Board district nurse Jessie Gibbens.

Safe Surgery update

NEWS: 13 Feb 2017, Safe Surgery NZ

The second Surgical Safety Culture Survey is underway, and news about planned co-design training and auditor training.

Patient Experience Journal

PUBLICATION: 20 Dec 2016, Building Leadership & Capability

Patient Experience Journal (PXJ) is an international, multidisciplinary, and multi-method, open-access, peer-reviewed journal focused on the research and proven practices around understanding and improving patient experience.

MORSim rollout to start in November

NEWS: 21 Jul 2016

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is supporting MORSim (Multidisciplinary Operating Room Simulation) – a national training intervention programme for surgical teams.

Medication safety and clinical leadership

NEWS: 13 Jun 2016, Clinical leadership for quality and safety

Medication safety is about reducing harm caused by medicines without altering the good they do and strong clinical leadership is crucial for this work.