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Orthopaedic data collection made simpler

NEWS: 9 Feb 2021, Infection Prevention & Control

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has approved an option for district health boards to transition to ‘light surveillance’ for the orthopaedic surgical site infection improvement programme.

Urgent action needed to address ongoing inequity in maternity sector

NEWS: 16 Feb 2021, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

Babies of Māori, Pacific and Indian mothers are still more likely than babies of New Zealand European mothers to die in pregnancy or within the first 28 days, the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee 14th report shows.

Commission farewells outgoing consumer advocate

NEWS: 5 Feb 2021, Partners in Care

The Health Quality & Safety Commission thanks outgoing consumer network and consumer advisory group member, Martine Abel-Williamson, for the valuable contribution she has made to the Commission's work programmes over the past seven years.

Advance care planning conversation starters

PUBLICATION: 4 Feb 2021, ACP information for clinicians

Sometimes it can be easier to start an advance care planning conversation with some ready-crafted words. Here are some you might like to try.

Serious illness conversation patient letter example

PUBLICATION: 2 Feb 2021, ACP information for clinicians

Example template for clinicians who prefer to send a letter to patients outlining the purpose and process of a serious illness conversation, before scheduling the appointment.

An example of effective consumer engagement by HUCHS

NEWS: 28 Jan 2021, Primary Care

In September 2020, the Hutt Union and Community Health Service (HUCHS) launched Te Kete Hauora Patient Advisory Team Workbook which has proven to be an innovative and successful tool in gathering high quality feedback and engagement.

PMMRC webinar: Doing things differently

EVENT: 23 Feb 2021, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

This webinar presents perinatal and maternal mortality and morbidity data from the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee’s 14th Annual Report.