PUBLICATION: 18 Apr 2019, Infection Prevention & Control
National hand hygiene compliance report for the period of 1 November 2018–31 March 2019.
NEWS: 4 Apr 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 15 March–4 April 2019 is now available online.
EVENT: 21 Aug 2019, Building Leadership & Capability
An Open Forum with Professor Mary Dixon-Woods, The Healthcare Improvement Studies (THIS) Institute, Cambridge, UK.
The concept of whanaungatanga is a foundational value of Māori culture, and with the increasing use of te reo Māori the concept has now found its way into the mainstream vernacular.
NEWS: 27 Mar 2019, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee
The Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee is making changes to its publication plans for 2019 and how the committee will undertake its work.
PUBLICATION: 26 Mar 2019, Reducing Harm from Falls
This report expands on the topic of falls and cognitive impairment, and presents evidence and implementation strategies for interventions to help reduce falls and harm from falls in individuals with cognitive impairment.
NEWS: 14 Mar 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 22 February–14 March 2019 is now available online.
NEWS: 22 Feb 2019, Patient Deterioration
Sheila attended the Patient Deterioration: current state and future developments conference in November 2018, which was co-hosted by the Commission and the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society. She shares her thoughts in this report.
PUBLICATION: 1 Feb 2019, Health Quality Intelligence
Results of the national inpatient experience survey for patients treated in November 2018.
NEWS: 22 Jan 2019, Health Quality Intelligence
The Commission has developed a new online portal to make it easier for district health boards (DHBs) to submit data for its quality and safety markers (QSMs).
PUBLICATION: 17 Jan 2019, Adverse Events
This report alerts providers to key medication-related findings from the national primary care patient experience survey, and includes some recommendations for improvement.
NEWS: 20 Dec 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 28 November–19 December 2018 is now available online.
PUBLICATION: 19 Dec 2018, Health Quality Intelligence
Our six-monthly report on the harm prevented, and money saved, in areas the Commission focuses on or raises awareness about.
NEWS: 17 Dec 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
A survey of over 2500 people working in mental health and addiction services has found that, while many feel tāngata whaiora (consumers in these services) are treated with respect, there are challenges in several areas.
NEWS: 7 Dec 2018, Adverse Events
The latest Learning from adverse events report shows health providers in New Zealand are continuing to develop and improve their systems for reporting, reviewing and learning from adverse events.