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Draft code of expectations – welcoming feedback

PUBLICATION: 7 Oct 2021, Partners in Care

The Commission is developing a code of expectations (the code) which will set how health and disability service providers and organisations will involve and work effectively in partnership with consumers and whānau.

Delta has lit fuse of family violence

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On 27 May 2020, when the world was in the depths of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, UN Women released an awareness-raising campaign highlighting the potential for a...

New film focuses on healing and learning from health care harm

NEWS: 14 Sep 2021, Adverse Events

A new film, Pou hihiri, Pou o te aroha | Healing and learning from harm, features consumers, clinicians and researchers talking about the benefits of following a restorative approach after a harmful event occurs in health care.

Update from the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee

NEWS: 3 Sep 2021, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

This is an update from the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (the PMMRC) about the first principles review of the national mortality review function, the next PMMRC report and other PMMRC-related matters.

Te Ao Māori Framework

PUBLICATION: 3 Sep 2021, Equity

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has developed a Te Ao Māori Framework in partnership with Māori health providers, Whānau Ora providers and participating district health boards across Aotearoa New Zealand.

Pou hihiri, Pou o te aroha | Healing and learning from harm

PUBLICATION: 1 Sep 2021, Adverse Events

Pou hihiri, Pou o te aroha | Healing and learning from harm was developed by the Diana Unwin Chair in Restorative Justice and Stella Maris productions in consultation with several health sector and Māori partners, and funded by the Health Quality & Safety

Whenua ki te whenua – an advance care planning guide for whānau

PUBLICATION: 13 Aug 2021, ACP information for consumers

Whenua ki te whenua: A taonga for your whānau, is an advance care planning guide designed using kaupapa Māori processes. Available in English and te re Māori the resources can be downloaded as PDFs or physical copies ordered free of charge.

Successful Safe Surgery NZ programme finishes

NEWS: 12 Aug 2021, Safe Surgery NZ

The Health Quality & Safety Commission-led Safe Surgery NZ programme, which has greatly improved the way surgical operations are performed in Aotearoa New Zealand, finished in July 2021. This article looks at the achievements of the programme.

Open Book: Extravasation injury during surgery

PUBLICATION: 11 Aug 2021, Adverse Events

This Open Book alerts providers to the key findings of a recent review of an incident where a patient suffered an extravasation injury that required skin grafts to repair.