PUBLICATION: 24 Jul 2019, Aged Residential Care
A report and video, sharing a collection of personal stories about ‘what’s important’ to people and their families/whānau when entering aged residential care in Aotearoa New Zealand.
PUBLICATION: 5 Jun 2019, Primary Care
This document, Towards quality improvement at scale in the New Zealand primary care setting, was commissioned to help us plan how to achieve quality improvement at scale in primary care.
NEWS: 5 Jun 2019, Primary Care
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is pleased to share the findings from consumer, health service and stakeholder engagement, to inform the future direction and priorities in our primary care programme.
EVENT: 10 Oct 2019, Building Leadership & Capability
The Commission is hosting its 5th annual scientific symposium featuring keynote speakers, peer-reviewed papers, interactive sessions and learning and networking opportunities.
NEWS: 8 Mar 2019, Partners in Care
Bay of Plenty District Health Board (DHB) recently launched a booklet and online training course designed to improve the way staff communicate with patients living with disabilities (tāngata whaikaha).
NEWS: 13 Dec 2018, Partners in Care
The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Partners in Care team has had a steady stream of requests to provide advice on consumer engagement in 2018.
NEWS: 27 Nov 2018
The Choosing Wisely forum Continuing the Conversation will be held at Te Wharewaka in Wellington on Friday 10 May, 2019.
PUBLICATION: 15 Aug 2018, Aged Residential Care
This presentation captures the voice and themes from the Commission-hosted aged residential care engagement workshops, held in 2018.
EVENT: 4 May 2018, Aged Residential Care
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is hosting four free regional workshops to learn and share about quality improvement of aged residential care services.
NEWS: 26 Oct 2017, Building Leadership & Capability
The latest recipient of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Open for leadership award is Lauren Hancock, Hutt Valley District Health Board (DHB) professional leader speech and language therapy.
NEWS: 7 Apr 2017, Building Leadership & Capability
A commitment to sharing knowledge and building relationships has seen a Canterbury nurse become the latest recipient of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Open for leadership award.
PUBLICATION: 12 May 2017, Reducing Harm from Falls
Topic 10 in reducing harm from falls talks about the part you can play to use the evidence to improve practice and service provision to reduce harm from falls.
NEWS: 2 Mar 2017, Reducing Harm from Falls
Health care providers taking part in April Falls 2017 are again encouraged to send us photos of their local displays and activities, with all entries going in the draw to win a morning tea to the value of $100.
NEWS: 2 Feb 2017, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day
The theme for this year’s Patient Safety Week, 5 to 11 November, will be medication safety.
The series brings renowned international speakers to New Zealand, where the health care sector can learn from their experiences in forums and seminars.
NEWS: 8 Nov 2016
Issue 57 of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-update is now available online.
NEWS: 2 Nov 2016, Patient Safety Week
This week is New Zealand’s national "Let’s Talk" Patient Safety Week, coordinated by the Health Quality & Safety Commission.