PUBLICATION: 19 Mar 2020, Partners in Care
This guidance is about whānau, community and services working together to ensure children with disabilities get a good start in life.
Clinical systems manager at Ryman Healthcare, Victoria Brevoort, shares how the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Ngā aratohu maimoa hauwarea | Frailty care guides are being used across their organisation.
Wiki Haumaru Tūroro | Patient Safety Week 2019 focuses on understanding bias in health care. In this blog, Josie* shares her story, including the unconscious bias she has faced as...
NEWS: 1 Oct 2019, Aged Residential Care
In around thirty years time it’s expected there will be more older people than children – for the first time in history.
NEWS: 18 Sep 2019, Aged Residential Care
As Aotearoa’s aged population increases, the recognition and treatment of frailty has become crucial to all health care environments.
Quality improvement (QI) is the use of systematic tools and methods to improve health care outcomes and experiences of care.
NEWS: 26 Jul 2019, Health Quality Intelligence
New data from over 72,000 patients who responded to a survey about their experiences with New Zealand health services shows one in five reported not visiting a GP or nurse due to cost in the last 12 months.
NEWS: 24 Jul 2019, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day
Planning for Patient Safety Week 2019 is well underway. Our main resource, training and education videos focusing on implicit bias in health care, are being filmed and feature a range of subject-matter experts.
PUBLICATION: 23 Jul 2019, Partners in Care
A resource to support primary care providers, alliances and primary health organisations (PHOs) to progress consumer engagement in primary care.
NEWS: 23 Jul 2019, Partners in Care
The Health Quality & Safety Commission has launched a new resource to support primary care providers, alliances, and primary health care organisations (PHOs) to progress consumer engagement in primary care.
A new report from the Ministry of Health shows a steep rise since 2009 in death by suicide of Māori aged 25 to 44 years.
NEWS: 26 Jun 2019, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day
Planning for Patient Safety Week | Wiki Haumaru Tūroro (3–9 November 2019) continues. This year we are again partnering with ACC to promote the week. This year’s theme is ‘Improving communication by understanding implicit bias in health care’.
NEWS: 31 May 2019, Partners in Care
Consumer network member, Martine Abel-Williamson attended the launch of a new guide last month, which aims to help people with a disability navigate the process of making a complaint to the United Nations.
Neil Whittaker is GP partner/owner at Nelson East Family Medical Centre and a medical educator. He is a supporter of the Choosing Wisely approach, and believes system change is the...
NEWS: 16 May 2019, Safe Surgery NZ
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is encouraging surgical teams in district health boards and private surgical hospitals throughout New Zealand to hold a start-of-list briefing on Thursday 27 June 2019.
NEWS: 1 May 2019, Aged Residential Care
The Commission is pleased to be working with ACC who have funded a quality improvement (QI) facilitator programme.