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Atul Gawande emphasises the fundamental importance of system-building

NEWS: 21 May 2015, Building Leadership & Capability

The 21st century is the century of the system, internationally renowned health writer Dr Atul Gawande told a forum of more than 500 people from New Zealand’s health, disability, aged-care and end-of-life care sectors on Monday 18 May in Wellington.

The social constructs of addiction

EVENT: 4 Jun 2015, Partners in Care

Changing Minds invites you to a free public panel discussion “Virtues or vices... the social constructs of addiction”.

Stand up to Falls activities in May

NEWS: 7 May 2015, Falls

In May, the Stand up to Falls campaign theme turns to the importance of leadership and capability for integrated falls prevention initiatives, and asks – what is your plan?

Waikato DHB consumer engagement update

NEWS: 30 Apr 2015, Open for better care

Much has been happening within the consumer engagement agenda at Waikato District Health Board (DHB). The following snippets highlight just some of the work over recent months.

MidCentral falls prevention symposium a big hit

NEWS: 21 Apr 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

Over 200 health workers attended MidCentral District Health Board’s (DHB’s) falls prevention symposium at the Palmerston North Convention Centre, which was held as part of April Falls activities in the region.

Open campaign focuses on reducing harm from falls

NEWS: 17 Apr 2015, Falls

We are now working on the fifth Open for better care campaign topic – reducing harm from falls across care settings, with a stronger focus in the community and primary care.

New Zealand Health Quality & Safety Commission – Making progress

NEWS: 7 Apr 2015, Health Quality & Safety Commission

Since forming four years ago, the New Zealand Health Quality & Safety Commission has made great progress and is now entering, which its chief executive Dr Janice Wilson calls ‘the second phase’ of its life.

Everyday courage, compassion and connection

EVENT: 19 Jun 2015, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

Attendees at the national 2015 Sands conference will have a unique opportunity to network and expand their knowledge about perinatal and infant loss.

Stand up to falls

NEWS: 5 Mar 2015, Falls

In April 2015 the Open for better care campaign revisits the reducing harm from falls topic.

Adolescent and young adult standards of care workshop

EVENT: 27 Feb 2015, Partners in Care

The Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Network and the Ministry of Health are holding a workshop to discuss the development of standards of care that recognise the unique preferences, values and needs of 12-24 year olds diagnosed with cancer...

NGO Health Network Forum

EVENT: 3 Mar 2015, Partners in Care

Waitakere Health Link is holding an NGO Health Network Forum focusing on medications and the changing landscape of health treatments.

Future steps for the Perioperative Harm programme

NEWS: 16 Feb 2015, Safe Surgery NZ

The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s perioperative harm programme aims to reduce the significant harm caused by adverse events and other preventable errors that take place during the perioperative period.

Feedback sought on Health Passport [closed]

NEWS: 9 Feb 2015, Partners in Care

The Health Quality & Safety Commission's consumer network is seeking feedback from people who have used the Health & Disability Commissioner's Health Passport.