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.
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”.
PUBLICATION: 30 Jun 2015, Partners in Care
Readings and links to accompany the Health Quality & Safety Commission's document Engaging with consumers: a guide for district health boards (DHB), and are arranged by theme.
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?
EVENT: 16 Jun 2015, Safe Surgery NZ
Join Professor Clifford Ko in exploring how teamwork and communication can contribute to improving quality and patient safety in operating theatres.
NEWS: 6 May 2015, Partners in Care
A new support group for users of mental health services has been established by a member of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s consumer network.
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.
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.
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.
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.
EVENT: 26 Aug 2015, Partners in Care
New Zealand Disability Support Network conference, partnership for outcomes: New Zealand models in action.
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.
NEWS: 5 Mar 2015, Falls
In April 2015 the Open for better care campaign revisits the reducing harm from falls topic.
NEWS: 4 Mar 2015, Infection Prevention & Control
In February 2015, the Commission’s Infection Prevention & Control programme, in conjunction with First, Do No Harm, held an all-day meeting with Northern region IPC nurse specialists from DHBs...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
NEWS: 23 Jan 2015, Medication Safety
Update from the safe use of opioids national collaborative from clinical lead Avril Lee.
EVENT: 9 Mar 2015, Other Topics
A national global trigger tool (GTT) workshop will be held on Monday 9 March 2015.