NEWS: 20 Sep 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission
A project aimed at reducing the impact of hospital stays on the health of older people, was recognised at the International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare held recently in Melbourne.
Improving Together is a national learning programme focused on quality improvement for people delivering health services.
PUBLICATION: 30 Aug 2018, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee
Information for parents, family and whānau about post-mortem for babies in New Zealand.
NEWS: 29 Aug 2018, Partners in Care
The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Partners in Care programme team were invited to attend a consumer-focused grand round at Bay of Plenty District Health Board on 21 August.
EVENT: 13 Dec 2018, Adverse Events
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is hosting a workshop with Professor Erik Hollnagel and a theme of ‘applying the theory of Safety II concepts into practice’.
PUBLICATION: 23 Aug 2018, Partners in Care
Heather Gunter tells the story of her son Matthew, who was 16-years-old when he developed appendicitis. He had complications following surgery and died two days later, due to causes which could have been prevented.
NEWS: 14 Aug 2018, ACP information for consumers
Sue Limmer experienced mental illness for more than 10 years. In this video her daughter, Annalee, talks her mum's advance care plan and how helpful it was for her family in Sue's final days and weeks.
NEWS: 26 Jul 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 5–25 July 2018 is now available online.
PUBLICATION: 17 May 2018, Aged Residential Care
This video features Dr. Mike Evans and Don Berwick discussing quality improvement in health care.
NEWS: 9 May 2018, Partners in Care
Health Quality & Safety Commission consumer network member, Courtenay, shares the story of her perfect family.
PUBLICATION: 9 May 2018, Medication Safety
Whanganui Hospital is undertaking an antibiotic ‘switch’ campaign. One approach to antibiotic stewardship is the early conversion from intravenous (IV) to oral antibiotics, when this is appropriate. This is known as antibiotic switch therapy.
PUBLICATION: 2 May 2018, Reducing Harm from Falls
In this video, Roseann talks about the fall she had in her sewing room in October 2016, her subsequent diagnosis with a fractured hip, and her treatment and recovery.
EVENT: 24 May 2018, Partners in Care
Waitemata District Health Board is hosting a health literacy symposium on 24 May 2018. The focus is to create a greater awareness of health literacy with an emphasis on what we can do as a community to create better patient experiences.
PUBLICATION: 1 Mar 2016, ACP information for consumers
Arn and Joseph talk about advance care planning: Living for today, planning for tomorrow.
PUBLICATION: 21 Mar 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
Copies of presentations from the workshop Zero Seclusion: towards eliminating seclusion by 2020 held on 7 March 2018.
PUBLICATION: 1 Dec 2016, ACP information for consumers
A template to help you write down what’s most important to you for future health care (in print and electronic format).
PUBLICATION: 4 Mar 2015, Medication Safety
In this video, Margaret Pye shares how she experienced constipation following use of morphine.