NEWS: 3 Nov 2020, Medication Safety
From 2 to 6 November 2020, medicines regulators around the globe will be joining forces to launch a social media campaign that raises awareness of adverse drug reactions. The theme for 2020 is ‘Your report matters’.
NEWS: 19 Aug 2020, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The Choosing Wisely campaign is consulting on Choosing Wisely recommendations for pharmacy in New Zealand.
NEWS: 19 May 2020, Patient Deterioration
When Angela felt her voice wasn’t being heard during her husband Geoff’s stay in Wellington Regional Hospital, the Kōrero mai service supported her to escalate her concerns about his deteriorating health.
NEWS: 12 May 2020, Family Violence Death Review Committee
The Family Violence Death Review Committee (FVDRC) has welcomed the Government’s announcement of an extra $202 million to strengthen family and sexual violence services over the next four years, mainly delivered through the Ministry of Social Development.
PUBLICATION: 19 Mar 2020, Partners in Care
This guidance is about whānau, community and services working together to ensure children with disabilities get a good start in life.
Jo Wailling is a registered nurse and research associate with the Diana Unwin Chair in Restorative Justice, Victoria University of Wellington.
Neil Whittaker is GP partner/owner at Nelson East Family Medical Centre and a medical educator. He is a supporter of the Choosing Wisely approach, and believes system change is the...
The concept of whanaungatanga is a foundational value of Māori culture, and with the increasing use of te reo Māori the concept has now found its way into the mainstream vernacular.
NEWS: 15 Oct 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
The Connecting Care Project will see health service providers, consumers, and their families and whānau working together to better understand and improve the experience of transitions between or within providers.
NEWS: 8 Oct 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
Kaumātua and Māori cultural advisor Wi Keelan says Mental Health Awareness Week, which starts today, provides an opportunity to focus on the positive aspects of Māori wellbeing.
NEWS: 16 Jul 2018, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
Ensuring that mental health and addiction service consumers receive continuous quality care between providers is the latest initiative from the Health Quality & Safety Commission.
EVENT: 3 Sep 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission
All Together Better Health IX (ATBH IX) is the leading global interprofessional education and collaborative practice conference.
NEWS: 14 Dec 2017, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
A few months after the new quality improvement facilitator training course, participants from DHBs and NGOs across the country have started to drive local projects to improve mental health and addiction services.
NEWS: 25 Sep 2017, Infection Prevention & Control
The Health Quality & Safety Commission has been working over the past year to review literature, propose potential bundle options, and gather feedback from the healthcare sector regarding a pre-operative anti-staphylococcal bundle
EVENT: 7 Aug 2017, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
Regional workshops to engage consumers and providers about the new mental health and addiction quality improvement programme.
NEWS: 21 Jun 2017, Other Topics
The Commission is leading a new, five-year mental health and addiction (MHA) quality improvement programme
NEWS: 3 Oct 2016, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee
The Ministry of Health, midwives and obstetricians have moved to reassure New Zealanders that maternity services in this country are robust
NEWS: 18 Jul 2016, Medication Safety
The NZ Pharmacovigilance Centre (NZPhvC) and the Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission) are working together to get a better sense of the safety of primary care medication systems.
PUBLICATION: 8 Jul 2016, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee
Presentations from 'Working together: the Annual conference of the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee' held on 28 June 2016
MEDIA RELEASE: 13 Apr 2016, Family Violence Death Review Committee
The Family Violence Death Review Committee (FVDRC) welcomes the opportunities the Integrated Safety Response (ISR) model, announced today, brings to help protect victims of family violence.