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Business excellence award for Bay of Plenty DHB

NEWS: 8 Jan 2014

The Health Quality & Safety Commission congratulates Bay of Plenty District Health Board (DHB) for becoming the first DHB in the country to receive a New Zealand Business Excellence Award.

Wider reporting of adverse health events welcomed

NEWS: 21 Nov 2013, Adverse Events

Associate Minister of Health Jo Goodhew today welcomed the broadening of reporting of serious adverse events (SAEs) to include some private providers and other non-DHB organisations.

Serious Adverse Events Report 2012–13

NEWS: 21 Nov 2013, Adverse Events

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has released the 2012–13 report of serious adverse events (SAEs) reported by district health boards (DHBs) and other health providers.

New health data will help drive improvements in patient safety

NEWS: 27 Jun 2013, Health Quality Intelligence

The publication of new health data will encourage district health boards (DHBs) to consistently put in place steps to improve patient safety, says Professor Alan Merry, Chair of the Health Quality & Safety Commission.

April Falls 2013: quiz answers

PUBLICATION: 14 Jun 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

This document provides the final answers for the inaugural April Falls quiz.

April Falls 2013 national quiz

NEWS: 18 Apr 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is launching the inaugural April Falls quiz as part of ongoing activity for April Falls 2013.

WDHB standing right behind April Falls campaign

NEWS: 3 Apr 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

Preventing falls in the community and in hospital is everyone’s business. And that’s the message of the April Falls promotion getting underway today at Whanganui District Health Board (WDHB).

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Falls prevention is everyone's business

NEWS: 5 Apr 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is supporting DHBs which have activities planned to highlight the harm caused by falls, as part of April Falls 2013.

The latest news from Health Quality Evaluation programme

NEWS: 19 Jun 2012, Health Quality Intelligence

An update from the Commission's Health Quality Evaluation programme, including information on the forthcoming atlas of healthcare variation and the latest news on the health quality and safety indicators and quality and safety markers.