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Survey gives insights into staff views on mental health and addiction services

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Survey gives insights into staff views on mental health and addiction services

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission A survey of over 2500 people working in mental health and addiction services has found that, while many feel tāngata whaiora (consumers in these services) are treated with respect, there are challenges in several areas. These include the cultural appropriateness of services for tāngata whaiora Māori, and coordination of […]

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Kia kōrero | Let’s talk advance care planning campaign to launch in February

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Kia kōrero | Let’s talk advance care planning campaign to launch in February

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Kia kōrero | Let’s talk advance care planning campaign to launch in February 14 Dec 2018 | Advance Care Planning A campaign encouraging people to start thinking about and talking about developing an advance care plan will be launched on 19 February next year. The campaign is designed to […]

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Questions to ponder in 2019 from Partners in Care

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Questions to ponder in 2019 from Partners in Care

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Questions to ponder in 2019 from Partners in Care 13 Dec 2018 | Partners in Care The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Partners in Care team has had a steady stream of requests to provide advice on consumer engagement this year. The requests have come from professional bodies, colleges […]

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Whakakotahi 2019 shortlist announced

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Whakakotahi 2019 shortlist announced

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Whakakotahi 2019 shortlist announced 10 Dec 2018 | Primary Care The shortlist of projects for the third round of Whakakotahi, the Commission’s initiative to develop quality improvement capability in primary care, has been announced. Primary care providers were recently invited to apply for Whakakotahi 2019. Of the 23 applications […]

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Adverse events increase reflects improved reporting systems

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Adverse events increase reflects improved reporting systems

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Adverse events increase reflects improved reporting systems 7 Dec 2018 | Adverse Events The latest Learning from adverse events report shows health providers in New Zealand are continuing to develop and improve their systems for reporting, reviewing and learning from adverse events. Each year, health care adverse events are […]

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Using ‘nudges’ to co-design improvements in patient care

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Using ‘nudges’ to co-design improvements in patient care

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Using ‘nudges’ to co-design improvements in patient care 28 Nov 2018 | Partners in Care Raising the bar on the national patient experience survey is a report which responds to the national adult inpatient experience survey results by investigating the lower scoring areas of the survey and recommending interventions […]

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Porirua team wins Open for leadership award

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Porirua team wins Open for leadership award

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission A leadership team from the Porirua Union & Community Health Service (PUCHS) is the latest recipient of a Commission Open for leadership award. The service’s Health Care Home leadership team was presented with its award by Commission Chief Executive Janice Wilson. The team is made up of GP lead […]

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Continuing the conversation: A Choosing Wisely forum

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Continuing the conversation: A Choosing Wisely forum

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Continuing the conversation: A Choosing Wisely forum Event start: 10 May 2019 9:00am Event end: 10 May 2019 5:00pm Location: Te Wharewaka, Wellington The 2019 Choosing Wisely forum Continuing the Conversation will be held at Te Wharewaka in Wellington on Friday 10 May, 2019. Speakers include: Prof Tammy Hoffman, Centre […]

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Thanks for another great Patient Safety Week!

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Thanks for another great Patient Safety Week!

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission A huge thank you to everyone who supported Patient Safety Week 2018. The week, which focused on infection prevention and control, and in particular good hand hygiene, ran from 4 to 10 November. Nearly 200 providers ordered resources for Patient Safety Week, including every district health board.  In partnership […]

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Choosing Wisely 2019 forum date announced

By   /  November 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Choosing Wisely 2019 forum date announced

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Choosing Wisely 2019 forum date announced 27 Nov 2018 The Choosing Wisely forum Continuing the Conversation will be held at Te Wharewaka in Wellington on Friday 10 May, 2019. Choosing Wisely facilitator Sue Ineson says the forum provides an opportunity for health professionals to learn more about how to develop […]

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Request for expressions of interest to provide epidemiology services to support two mortality review committees

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Request for expressions of interest to provide epidemiology services to support two mortality review committees

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission The Health Quality & Safety Commission is seeking epidemiology services to support the Perinatal and Maternal Morality Review Committee (PMMRC) and the Suicide Mortality Review Committee (SuMRC). Submissions close at 5pm on Wednesday 19 December 2018. The PMMRC and SuMRC are mortality review committees established under Section 59e of […]

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Clarissa’s lived experience of seclusion

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Clarissa’s lived experience of seclusion

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Clarissa Chandrahasen has experienced first-hand the trauma and distress of being secluded. Clarissa, from Lower Hutt, has had several engagements with mental health services. ‘A few years ago, I was experiencing a manic episode, was wandering the streets, and was eventually found in someone’s garden,’ she says. ‘I was […]

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Innovative Kōrero Mai service co-designed by patients, families and whānau

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Innovative Kōrero Mai service co-designed by patients, families and whānau

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Innovative Kōrero Mai service co-designed by patients, families and whānau 19 Nov 2018 | Patient Deterioration Better patient experience and outcomes lie at the heart of an innovative service launched by the Waitemata DHB and supported by the Health Quality & Safety Commission. Kōrero Mai (Talk to Me) is […]

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Introducing new members of the patient deterioration programme team

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Introducing new members of the patient deterioration programme team

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission We are pleased to announce two new staff have joined Alex, Laura and Emma on the patient deterioration programme team. Steve Jenkins, specialist patient safety, will provide critical care clinical expertise to the programme. He is working with us two days a week on secondment from MidCentral District Health […]

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Local child and youth mortality review members meet in Nelson

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Local child and youth mortality review members meet in Nelson

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission The Health Quality & Safety Commission recently facilitated a successful workshop for members of local child and youth mortality review panels. The workshop took place in Nelson on 6–7 November 2018 and coincided with the 70th annual scientific meeting of the Paediatric Society of New Zealand. The workshop was […]

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Survey shows increase across country in family and whānau involvement in patient care

By   /  November 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Survey shows increase across country in family and whānau involvement in patient care

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission The latest inpatient survey shows a significant increase in the number of patients who felt hospital staff included their family and whānau in discussions about their care. The finding comes from the third quarter (August 2018) results of the patient experience survey, coordinated by the Health Quality & Safety […]

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Use antibiotics responsibly, urge health organisations

By   /  November 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Use antibiotics responsibly, urge health organisations

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission With very few new antibiotics having been developed in recent years, health agencies say their responsible use is absolutely critical to people’s health. The Ministry of Health, PHARMAC, ACC, the Health Quality & Safety Commission and the Council of Medical College’s Choosing Wisely campaign are supporting World Antibiotic Awareness […]

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Māori and Pacific peoples more likely to suffer from gout, less likely to be treated

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Māori and Pacific peoples more likely to suffer from gout, less likely to be treated

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Māori and Pacific peoples are less likely to receive appropriate treatment for gout, despite being significantly more likely to be affected by the disease than other ethnicities. Data published today by the Health Quality & Safety Commission shows the prevalence of gout in Māori is twice as high as […]

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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 91 online now

By   /  November 8, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 91 online now

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Ngā ihirangi | In this issue Whakapai i te kounga me te haumaru | Quality and safety improvement Cute but nasty germs on the loose this week! Are you giving germs a hand? School kids get the message about antibiotics Commission chair appointed Deputy Dean at the University of […]

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Consumer network creates links with Health Consumer Advisory Service

By   /  November 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Consumer network creates links with Health Consumer Advisory Service

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Consumer network creates links with Health Consumer Advisory Service 7 Nov 2018 | Partners in Care The Health Consumer Advisory Service presented at the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Partners in Care consumer network meeting last month. The purpose of the presentation was to strengthen ties between the two […]

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