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Tweet chat with bias expert Anton Blank

EVENT: 7 Nov 2019, Patient Safety Week

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is hosting a tweet chat during Wiki Haumaru Tūroro | Patient Safety Week 2019. Bias expert Anton Blank will be on hand to answer your burning questions about bias in health care.

Making mental health a priority during Mental Health Awareness Week

NEWS: 11 Oct 2019, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement

The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s mental health and addiction (MHA) quality improvement programme organised several activities to acknowledge and celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 (23–29 September).

Commission attends practice managers conference

NEWS: 8 Oct 2019, Primary Care

Representatives from the Health Quality & Safety Commission profiled a range of our primary care-related work at the Practice Managers and Administrators Association of New Zealand (PMAANZ) conference in September.

Actively listening for patient safety

PUBLICATION: 27 Sep 2019, Safe Surgery NZ

This video talks about the importance of actively listening for patient safety – ensuring all viewpoints are heard and that mistakes are avoided.

Speaking up for patient safety

PUBLICATION: 27 Sep 2019, Safe Surgery NZ

This video talks about the importance of speaking up for patient safety – being vocal is necessary because many times, patients can't speak for themselves.

Blog: Checklists for safe surgery in New Zealand

PUBLICATION: 20 Sep 2019, Safe Surgery NZ

This blog was first published in O&G Magazine Vol 21 No 3 Spring 2019. It highlights the evidence for surgical checklists and briefings, and the Commission’s experience of implementing these tools nationally.