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.
NEWS: 6 Jul 2021, Partners in Care
Martine Abel-Williamson has been elected as the new president of World Blind Union. Martine was a valued member of various consumer advisory groups at the Health Quality & Safety Commission.
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.
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.
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.
NEWS: 8 Oct 2019, Primary Care
Representatives from the Health Quality & Safety Commission profiled a range of our primary care-related work at the Practice Managers and Administrators Association of New Zealand (PMAANZ) conference in September.
NEWS: 3 Sep 2019, Primary Care
Representatives from the Health Quality & Safety Commission profiled a wide range of our primary care-related work at the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioner’s conference in July.
PUBLICATION: 30 Aug 2019, Partners in Care
Results of the all-of-Commission consumer forum survey, from the forum held in May 2019.
EVENT: 1 Oct 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
We are pleased to announce the visit of international trauma leader, Professor Karim Brohi, in Wellington and Christchurch, 1-2 October 2019.
NEWS: 23 Jul 2019, Partners in Care
The Health Quality & Safety Commission has launched a new resource to support primary care providers, alliances, and primary health care organisations (PHOs) to progress consumer engagement in primary care.
Dr Clive Bensemann is the Counties Manukau Health Clinical Lead Integrated Care Mental Health & Addiction and leads the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s mental health and addiction quality improvement programme.
NEWS: 5 Jun 2019, Primary Care
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is pleased to share the findings from consumer, health service and stakeholder engagement, to inform the future direction and priorities in our primary care programme.
NEWS: 29 May 2019, Primary Care
A project to improve the patient enrolment process at Whanganui’s Gonville Health and make it more patient-centred and culturally appropriate has achieved benefits beyond its intended aims.
Neil Whittaker is GP partner/owner at Nelson East Family Medical Centre and a medical educator. He is a supporter of the Choosing Wisely approach, and believes system change is the...
NEWS: 27 Mar 2019, National Trauma Network
This week ACC, as lead sponsor of the Major Trauma National Clinical Network, reached agreement with the Health Quality & Safety Commission to support the national programme of work.
The concept of whanaungatanga is a foundational value of Māori culture, and with the increasing use of te reo Māori the concept has now found its way into the mainstream vernacular.
NEWS: 2 Aug 2018, Partners in Care
The Health Quality & Safety Commission's partners in care programme has added seven new members to its consumer network, bringing the total number to 14. The expanded network met in Wellington for the first time last week.
The World Health Organization checklist was created to start our work and build a foundation of safety for our patients. It established the important role of teamwork and communication in providing high quality safe care.
NEWS: 4 Jan 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
Two new national projects are being introduced that will seek to improve the quality and safety of mental health and addiction services delivered nationwide.