PUBLICATION: 1 Oct 2021, Adverse Events
Some questions were raised at the webinar to launch the video but there was not enough time to answer them all. We have now provided responses to those questions.
NEWS: 30 Sep 2021, Partners in Care
The Commission has launched the consumer health forum Aotearoa to support the health system to tap into the diverse consumer voices to inform the set up of our future health system.
NEWS: 16 Sep 2021, Partners in Care
The Commission’s Partners in Care programme is starting a joint work programme which will strengthen the consumer and whānau voice in our future health system.
NEWS: 17 Dec 2020, Health Quality Intelligence
The Commission and National Hauora Coalition have signed a collaboration partnership for the Commission to contribute to data management, analysis and reporting for a pro-equity project designed to give pēpī Māori (Māori babies) the best start in life.
PUBLICATION: 24 Nov 2020, Reducing Harm from Falls
An article from the British Medical Journal with useful tips for mitigating the risk of falls in older people, while wearing a face mask.
NEWS: 24 Nov 2020, Reducing Harm from Falls
It is essential – especially for the elderly – to consider how to reduce the risk of falling while wearing a face mask.
NEWS: 12 Aug 2020, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is the latest signatory of the government Accessibility Charter – a commitment to providing accessible information and online tools to all disabled people.
NEWS: 12 Feb 2020, ACP information for consumers
Cheryl Cameron is a retired filmmaker. She was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease 12 years ago but hasn’t let that slow her down.
NEWS: 29 Jan 2020, ACP information for clinicians
Advance Care Planning (ACP) Day, Friday 3 April 2020, will focus on explaining the benefits of ACP and work towards making it ‘business-as-usual’ for all health care professionals
NEWS: 1 Oct 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
Changes to the way lymphoedema patients are reassessed for new compression garments at North Shore Hospital’s outpatient physiotherapy lymphoedema service have reduced waiting times by a third.
NEWS: 8 Aug 2019, Partners in Care
In May, Hospice New Zealand launched the Standards for Palliative Care (Fourth Edition) 2019 after an extensive consultation and review process involving all hospices services in 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.
NEWS: 29 May 2019, Primary Care
A project to improve the patient enrolment process at Whanganui’s Gonville Health and make it more patient-centred and culturally appropriate has achieved benefits beyond its intended aims.
NEWS: 8 May 2019, Primary Care
A project to expand Gisborne-based Turanga Health’s workplace wellness programme with follow up home visits is ensuring at-risk clients have access to wrap-around services.
NEWS: 4 Apr 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
Kaushiki Roy will be one of the consumer voices at the Choosing Wisely forum, Continuing the Conversation. The forum will take place at Te Wharewaka o Poneke in Wellington on Friday 10 May, 2019.
NEWS: 6 Nov 2018, Partners in Care
Counties Manukau Health is calling for new consumer council members to contribute to their vision of providing care that is truly patient and family/whānau centred.
NEWS: 14 Aug 2018, Building Leadership & Capability
Brendon Dolman, a recovery advisor in the mental health and addiction (MHA) service at Waikato District Health Board (DHB), is the latest recipient of an Open for leadership award.
NEWS: 22 Jun 2018, Primary Care
Turanga Health's Māori whanāu health project is one of the six successful initiatives chosen for the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Whakakotahi 2018 primary care quality improvement challenge.
PUBLICATION: 9 Nov 2017, Medication Safety
The video supports a campaign being promoted by the Uppsala Monitoring Centre (UMC) in Sweden to advance the science of pharmacovigilance and inspire patient safety initiatives all over the world.