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Strength and balance for over-65s the focus of new TV show

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.

Local child and youth mortality review members meet in Nelson

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.

Culture Survey 2017

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.

Eleventh Annual Report of the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee

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.

Health professional's perceptions of quality survey

NEWS: 30 Oct 2015

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has released a report from Victoria University of Wellington and the University of Otago which assesses the quality and safety cultures in New Zealand DHBs.

$2m for extra safeguards to maternity care

NEWS: 26 Mar 2015, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says cases where a woman becomes seriously unwell during maternity care will now be audited by a panel of experts.

Measurement and Evaluation Project reports

PUBLICATION: 28 Apr 2014, Medication Safety

A significant piece of work was concluded in 2013 which focussed on measurement and evaluation across the medication safety programme.

Atlas of Healthcare Variation steering group

NEWS: 9 Dec 2013, Health Quality Intelligence

The Health Quality & Safety Commission produces the Atlas of Healthcare Variation to help public and private providers of health and disability services improve the safety and quality of their services.

Trial of a suicide mortality review mechanism

NEWS: 21 Nov 2013, Suicide Mortality Review Committee

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is undertaking a two-year mortality review trial to improve knowledge about people who die by suicide and to help identify ways to reduce suicide rates in future.

Falling costs: the case for investment

PUBLICATION: 12 Jun 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

This is the summary, full report and authors presentation by Associate Professor M Clare Robertson and Professor A John Campbell, Department of Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, December 2012.