NEWS: 15 Oct 2020
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 24 September–15 October 2020 is now available online.
NEWS: 1 Oct 2020, National Trauma Network
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is undertaking a project to collect and understand New Zealand trauma patients’ self-reported outcomes.
EVENT: 1 Jul 2020, Primary Care
Join this webinar to get the latest information about gout and its management in Aotearoa New Zealand.
NEWS: 29 Apr 2020, Reducing Harm from Falls
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is helping bring an exercise programme for older people to TV screens around New Zealand as part of a new collaboration with TVNZ and partners across the health sector.
NEWS: 4 Oct 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is pleased to welcome a new board chair and five new board members.
NEWS: 15 Nov 2018, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee
The Health Quality & Safety Commission recently facilitated a successful workshop for members of local child and youth mortality review panels. The workshop took place in Nelson on 6–7 November 2018.
NEWS: 23 May 2018, Aged Residential Care
NEWS: 26 Apr 2018, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee
The 13th data report of the Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee (CYMRC) has been released. This report, covering 2012–2016, shows that in 2016, 483 children and young people died.
PUBLICATION: 21 Nov 2017, Medication Safety
Presentations are now online from the regional medication safety workshops hosted by the Commission, in partnership with ACC and MedSafe, held between 30 October and 3 November 2017 in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington and Dunedin.
NEWS: 26 Jul 2017, Health Quality Intelligence
In the spirit of learning more about what we can do to improve clinical leadership and the safety culture, DHBs are partnering with the University of Otago and the Health Quality & Safety Commission to survey health professional staff.
PUBLICATION: 3 Jul 2017, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee
Presentations from 'Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee annual conference: Timing is everything'
PUBLICATION: 13 Jun 2017, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee
This report considers perinatal and maternal mortality and morbidity from 1 January to 31 December 2015; perinatal mortality from 2007 to 2015; maternal mortality from 2006 to 2015; and babies with neonatal encephalopathy from 2010 to 2015.
PUBLICATION: 12 May 2017, Reducing Harm from Falls
This is an excerpt from Falling costs: the case for investment.
EVENT: 3 Apr 2017, Reducing Harm from Falls
FallsStop is a free seminar about reducing falls in the hospital setting, designed for hospital falls champions, nursing management, and physiotherapy, gerontology and aged care representatives.
PUBLICATION: 27 Apr 2016, Health Quality & Safety Commission
This evaluation report, and the Commission's response, aim to answer high-level questions about whether the Health Quality & Safety Commission is making a difference in New Zealand health care.
NEWS: 25 Feb 2016, Partners in Care
The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s three-step model for better health literacy is being used to improve health literacy in Dunedin.
PUBLICATION: 30 Oct 2015, Health Quality & Safety Commission
This report sets out the quantitative findings from the Commission's survey into health professionals' perceptions of quality.