NEWS: 24 Jul 2020, ACP information for consumers
Now more than ever it is important to encourage people to start an advance care plan and think about their future health and wellbeing. Many ACP staff who were seconded to help with the COVID-19 pandemic are coming back into their ACP roles.
NEWS: 19 Jun 2020, Health Quality Intelligence
Updated data from over 79,000 patients who responded to a survey about their experiences with Aotearoa New Zealand health services shows 17 percent reported not visiting a GP or nurse due to cost in the last 12 months.
We can learn a great deal from adaptations made by the health and disability sector during the COVID pandemic, and through learning, provide better, more equitable and accessible services and be better prepared for future challenges.
PUBLICATION: 27 May 2020, Aged Residential Care
Recording of a webinar presented by Dr Michal Boyd in association with Mobile Health: 'Caring for complex older people: tips, tricks and tales from the trenches'.
NEWS: 27 May 2020, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is making great progress working toward eliminating seclusion.
NEWS: 19 May 2020, Patient Deterioration
When Angela felt her voice wasn’t being heard during her husband Geoff’s stay in Wellington Regional Hospital, the Kōrero mai service supported her to escalate her concerns about his deteriorating health.
NEWS: 14 May 2020, Other Topics
The Ministry of Health's National Telehealth Service has launched a COVID-19 clinical advice line for community health providers, including primary care, pharmacy, midwives and aged residential care providers.
NEWS: 12 May 2020, Health Quality & Safety Commission
NEWS: 5 May 2020, Infection Prevention & Control
World Hand Hygiene Day on Tuesday 5 May is a timely reminder of the critical role good hand hygiene practice plays in preventing the spread of COVID-19.
NEWS: 21 Apr 2020, ACP information for consumers
Tahu Hikuroa has aggressive brain tumours that means his future is uncertain. But, having an advance care plan has helped Tahu and wife Jo to make some tough decisions and feel more in control about what lies ahead.
Information to support leaders in their roles through maintaining their own wellbeing in times of crisis, enabling them to care for the teams they work with.
PUBLICATION: 13 Jan 2020, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
Presentations from the second supra-regional co-design workshops for Te ako mai i ngā pāmamaetanga me te wheako tāngata whaiora me te whānau | Learning from adverse events and consumer, family and whānau experience project held on 11 and 12 December 2019
NEWS: 10 Jan 2020, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
Learning from adverse events and consumer, family and whānau experience is one of the five priority areas for the Commission’s national five-year mental health and addiction quality improvement programme.
NEWS: 6 Jan 2020, Medication Safety
Hutt Valley DHB and Nelson Marlborough DHB, with support from the Health Quality & Safety Commission have produced a new medication chart for use by district nursing in the community.
NEWS: 16 Dec 2019, Primary Care
Congratulations to the 17 representatives who work in primary care throughout Aotearoa New Zealand and completed the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s primary care quality improvement facilitator (PC QIF) programme this year.
EVENT: 4 Mar 2021, Health Quality & Safety Commission
An Open Forum featuring international and local speakers who specialise in concepts of resilient health care, and will share their understanding of implementing these concepts within primary and hospital care settings.
Developing an advanced care plan with their father helped a nurse, her family and health professionals meet his end-of-life wishes and care for him at home.
PUBLICATION: 22 Oct 2019, Building Leadership & Capability
Presentations from the Health Quality & Safety Commission's 2019 Quality Improvement Scientific Symposium.
NEWS: 16 Oct 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
Dr Paul Dalley presented on the comprehensive high-risk surgical patient pathway (CHRISP) being trialed at Capital & Coast DHB at the Choosing Wisely forum in May 2019.