NEWS: 24 Mar 2020, Advance Care Planning
A new evidence-based guide to support clinicians to have quality conversations with seriously ill people and their whānau is now available.
NEWS: 18 Mar 2020, Primary Care
An award-winning quality improvement project to reduce the rate of skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) among under-25-year-olds in West Auckland’s Tuvaluan community aims to be extended to other Pacific communities.
PUBLICATION: 6 Mar 2020, Advance Care Planning
This document forms part of the serious illness conversation guide Aotearoa. It is a guide for clinicians about how to have conversations with their patients and whānau about serious illnesses.
Jo Wailling, research associate with the Diana Unwin Chair in Restorative Justice at Victoria University of Wellington and Wi Keelan mental health and addiction (MHA) quality improvement programme kaumātua explore...
NEWS: 20 Feb 2020, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 30 January to 19 February 2020 is now available online.
NEWS: 12 Feb 2020, Advance Care Planning
Cheryl Cameron is a retired filmmaker. She was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease 12 years ago but hasn’t let that slow her down.
PUBLICATION: 5 Feb 2020, Health Quality Intelligence
Results of the national inpatient experience survey for patients treated in November 2019.
NEWS: 30 Jan 2020, Primary Care
Congratulations to Auckland health and social services organisation, The Fono, for being selected as a finalist in the inaugural New Zealand Primary Healthcare Awards | He Tohu Mauri Ora.
PUBLICATION: 23 Jan 2020, Advance Care Planning
These resources including a brochure and videos, provide information for you and your family about making an advance care plan. The brochure is available in Chinese and English.
NEWS: 17 Jan 2020, Patient Deterioration
The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s te māwhenga tūroro | patient deterioration programme is focusing on several key projects in 2020. Find out more in this update.
Many of us have been or are still on holiday enjoying some much-needed rest and relaxation. Despite the horrors of the Whakaari/White Island tragedy, the Australian fires, disturbing world events and, on a more local front, reports of hospitals under pressure we carry on living our lives the best we can.
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.