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Commission supports World Osteoporosis Day

NEWS: 13 Oct 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

The Health Quality & Safety Commission supports the International Osteoporosis Foundation’s World Osteoporosis Day on 20 October 2016, as part of its ongoing commitment to an integrated approach to falls and fracture management in New Zealand.

Professor Anne Duggan on understanding and acting on variation

NEWS: 13 Sep 2016, Building Leadership & Capability

‘Variation: the good, the bad and the inexplicable’ was the topic covered by Professor Anne Duggan, Senior Medical Advisor at the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, at the latest Open Forum: International Speaker Series event.

Clinical care standard for hip fracture care

PUBLICATION: 13 Sep 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

The clinical care standard for hip fracture care provide evidence-based guidance for clinicians, service providers and consumers on the quality of service for hip fracture care.

Sir Andrew Dillon on the nature of variation

NEWS: 1 Sep 2016

‘Variation: the good, the bad and the inexplicable’ was the topic of the latest Open Forum: International Speaker Series event held in Wellington on 30 August 2016.

High opioid prescription numbers a prompt for investigation

MEDIA RELEASE: 19 Aug 2016, Health Quality Intelligence

The Health Quality & Safety Commission says figures showing a continuing increase in the prescription of powerful opioids are a prompt for hospitals and primary health care providers to take a close look at their prescribing.

A Window on the Quality of New Zealand’s Health Care (May 2016)

PUBLICATION: 6 May 2016, Health Quality Intelligence

This is the 2016 update of the Commission’s inaugural Window on the Quality of New Zealand’s Health Care, published in December 2015. It brings our measures up to date and examines key issues in the measurement of quality in NZ health care.

Falls prevention starts in the home

MEDIA RELEASE: 1 Apr 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

As a month-long focus on preventing falls begins, one Upper Hutt resident is well aware of the campaign’s slogan: falls prevention is everyone’s business.