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Ask, Assess, Act


The Commission has developed the ask, assess, act initiative, as clinical guidelines recommend routine screening for falls risk for all older people.

Sue Matthews receives Queen's Birthday honours

NEWS: 10 Jun 2013, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

The Health Quality & Safety Commission congratulates Sue Matthews on being made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to health, in the 2013 Queen's Birthday Honours.

Waikato DHB pledges support to national patient safety campaign

NEWS: 5 Jun 2013, Open for better care

Waikato District Health Board (DHB) chair Graeme Milne and chief executive Craig Climo have signed a certificate on behalf of Waikato DHB pledging support for the new Open for better care national patient safety campaign.

Messages from our supporters

PUBLICATION: 18 Jun 2013, Open for better care

Messages from supporters of the Open for better care campaign.



Partners in Care is a six- to eight-month programme brought to you by the Health Quality & Safety Commission with a focus on consumer engagement, using the National Health Service Institute’s Experience-Based Design programme.

eReferral takes it up a notch

NEWS: 18 Apr 2012, Medication Safety

The Emergency Department at Waikato Hospital is now receiving electronic referrals from general practices in the Midlands Health Network.

Quality Accounts


Standardising the way health and disability service providers report on the quality and safety of their services.