NEWS: 12 Nov 2020, Health Quality & Safety Commission
Annually Choosing Wisely holds an international round table for up to two delegates for each Choosing Wisely country to share experiences and plan strategies.
PUBLICATION: 4 Nov 2020, Health Quality Intelligence
These flyers for patients are to promote the adult hospital patient experience survey in hospitals.
NEWS: 3 Nov 2020, Health Quality & Safety Commission
In a series of articles on Aotearoa New Zealand’s resilient health care during COVID-19, we hear about Turuki Healthcare and the response to COVID-19 between February and May 2020
NEWS: 3 Nov 2020, Medication Safety
From 2 to 6 November 2020, medicines regulators around the globe will be joining forces to launch a social media campaign that raises awareness of adverse drug reactions. The theme for 2020 is ‘Your report matters’.
NEWS: 28 Oct 2020, Primary Care
Several Hawke’s Bay families have seen an improvement in the physical and emotional wellbeing of their young tamariki with eczema, thanks to a Whakakotahi quality improvement project.
NEWS: 20 Oct 2020, Infection Prevention & Control
It’s International Infection Prevention Week 2020 and the Health Quality & Safety Commission and the Choosing Wisely campaign are sending a reminder that the responsible use of antibiotics is critical to people’s health.
NEWS: 14 Oct 2020, Advance Care Planning
Registrations for the Ō tātou hiranga I What matters to us hui are coming in thick and fast. Make sure you register, to avoid missing out.
Further resources to support the kaiāwhina workforce.
Links to quality improvement and consumer safety resources.
NEWS: 1 Oct 2020, National Trauma Network
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is undertaking a project to collect and understand New Zealand trauma patients’ self-reported outcomes.
NEWS: 25 Sep 2020, Health Quality & Safety Commission
More than 40 New Zealand pharmacists have worked together to develop new Choosing Wisely pharmacy recommendations.
NEWS: 24 Sep 2020
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 3–23 September 2020 is now available online.
PUBLICATION: 17 Sep 2020, Infection Prevention & Control
This paper by Dr Arthur Morris, Dr Sally Roberts, Nikki Grae and Dr Chris Frampton highlights increased rates of infection following hip and knee arthroplasty when cefazolin is underdosed.
NEWS: 17 Sep 2020, National Trauma Network
A new report on improving trauma care for critically bleeding patients lays a strong foundation for a national quality improvement project to reduce avoidable in-hospital deaths.
PUBLICATION: 16 Sep 2020, National Trauma Network
This document presents the history of managing critical haemorrhage in New Zealand, an evidence summary that justifies the proposed next steps and a description of the intended critical haemorrhage project approach.
PUBLICATION: 8 Sep 2020, Primary Care
In its quality improvement project, Victory Square Pharmacy set out to address these inequities in opioid substitution treatment patients in Nelson.