NEWS: 25 Sep 2019, Primary Care
Te Rau Ora hosted the annual Toitū Hauora Māori Health Leadership Summit at Te Papa in Wellington on Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 August 2019.
NEWS: 23 Sep 2019, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee
The rate of stillbirths is reducing for Māori and NZ European mothers, a report by the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC) has found.
This article was first published in O&G Magazine Vol 21 No 3 Spring 2019. Reproduced with permission.
Jo Wailling is a registered nurse and research associate with the Diana Unwin Chair in Restorative Justice, Victoria University of Wellington.
EVENT: 18 Nov 2019, Building Leadership & Capability
Save the date! Helen Bevan, chief transformation officer at NHS Horizons, returns to Wellington on 18 November 2019.
Quality improvement (QI) is the use of systematic tools and methods to improve health care outcomes and experiences of care.
Heather Casey is the Director of Nursing at Southern District Health Board and a project sponsor for Ngā Poutama: the mental health and addiction (MHA) quality improvement programme.
A new report from the Ministry of Health shows a steep rise since 2009 in death by suicide of Māori aged 25 to 44 years.
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.
In this blog, Rangimaarie Painting, a student from the University of Auckland on placement with the Health Quality & Safety Commission, discusses the concept of colourism.
PUBLICATION: 25 Jun 2019, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
Below are the available videos of speaker presentations, from the third learning session on eliminating seclusion by 2020.
NEWS: 12 Jun 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
A paper published in the latest New Zealand Medical Journal says the Choosing Wisely campaign must ensure the message 'more is not necessarily better' does not inadvertently worsen the under-treatment for Māori and other groups.
NEWS: 6 Jun 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 17 May to 6 June 2019 is now available online.
PUBLICATION: 5 Jun 2019, Primary Care
This document, Towards quality improvement at scale in the New Zealand primary care setting, was commissioned to help us plan how to achieve quality improvement at scale in primary care.
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.
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: 17 Jun 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is proud to be the latest organisation to receive the Rainbow Tick – a sign that we welcome, understand and value sexual and gender diversity.
NEWS: 17 May 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
Associate Professor Sue Crengle says the Choosing Wisely approach has the potential to reduce, maintain or increase inequities – and deliberate consideration of equity is needed across all Choosing Wisely activities.
EVENT: 10 Oct 2019, Building Leadership & Capability
The Commission is hosting its 5th annual scientific symposium featuring keynote speakers, peer-reviewed papers, interactive sessions and learning and networking opportunities.
NEWS: 17 Apr 2019, Primary Care
West Coast Primary Health Organisation (PHO) has partnered with Māori health and social services provider, Poutini Waiora, in a project to improve outcomes for targeted Buller Medical Māori and Pacific clients with diabetes.