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Suicide post-vention group shows benefit of community critical in suicide prevention

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Suicide post-vention group shows benefit of community critical in suicide prevention

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Suicide post-vention group shows benefit of community critical in suicide prevention 24 May 2019 An interagency post-vention group in Te Tai Tokerau ki Muriwhenua has shown local solutions based on te ao Māori are critical for saving rangatahi lives. Suicide post-vention | An example: ‘Fusion’, Te Tai Tokerau, a […]

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Patient Safety Week 2019 to focus on improving communication by understanding implicit bias in health care

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Patient Safety Week 2019 to focus on improving communication by understanding implicit bias in health care

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Patient Safety Week 2019 to focus on improving communication by understanding implicit bias in health care 23 May 2019 | Patient Safety Week When: 3 to 9 November 2019Theme: Improving communication by understanding implicit bias in health care Planning for Patient Safety Week | Wiki Haumaru Tūroro (3–9 November […]

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Equity needs to be embedded across Choosing Wisely programme – Sue Crengle

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Equity needs to be embedded across Choosing Wisely programme – Sue Crengle

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Associate Professor Sue Crengle says the Choosing Wisely approach has the potential to reduce, maintain or increase inequities – and deliberate consideration of equity is needed across all Choosing Wisely activities. ‘We need to consider unintended consequences all the time and use available evidence to help us do this or […]

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Spend five to save lives

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Spend five to save lives

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Surgical briefing awareness day – 27 June 2019 Does your surgical team routinely hold a start-of-list briefing before the day’s operations begin? Briefings take just five minutes and have a significant and positive impact on patient safety by improving communication and teamwork, reducing delays and identifying potential risks prior […]

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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 99 online now

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, 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 99 online now

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Ngā ihirangi | In this issue Whakapai i te kounga me te haumaru | Quality and safety improvement Rasik’s story Home visits expand Tū Mahi workplace wellness programme Whakaheke mōrearea | Reducing harm Kōrero mai | Talk to me investigates kaupapa Māori approach to patient safety Dementia: Te Ao […]

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Final learning session for 2018 Whakakotahi cohort

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Final learning session for 2018 Whakakotahi cohort

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Final learning session for 2018 Whakakotahi cohort 10 May 2019 | Primary Care The Whakakotahi 2018 primary care quality improvement programme teams came together to share what they have learnt to-date at the third and final learning session held in Wellington, on Tuesday 19 March 2019. The 2018 Whakakotahi […]

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Choosing Wisely hospital concept extended across Victoria

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Choosing Wisely hospital concept extended across Victoria

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission A Choosing Wisely champion hospital pilot in Victoria has been so successful the initiative is being extended to 11 other hospitals in the state. Asmara Jammali-Blasi is leading the implementation of Choosing Wisely across Victoria as part of the Safer Care Victoria Choosing Wisely Victorian Collaboration. She presented on the collaboration […]

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Is shared decision making always appropriate for a Choosing Wisely approach?

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Is shared decision making always appropriate for a Choosing Wisely approach?

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Shared decision making and health literacy international expert Kirsten McCaffery* says while shared decision making is important for good quality patient-centred care and can play an important role in helping reduce unnecessary, low value care, we also need to think carefully about the difference between shared decision making and […]

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Home visits expand Tū Mahi workplace wellness programme

By   /  May 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Home visits expand Tū Mahi workplace wellness programme

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Home visits expand Tū Mahi workplace wellness programme 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. Turanga Health is an iwi health provider delivering services to more […]

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Call for nominations: Maternal Mortality Review Working Group

By   /  May 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Call for nominations: Maternal Mortality Review Working Group

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission The Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC) is seeking a new member to join its Maternal Mortality Review Working Group (MMRWG). PMMRC is appointed by the Health Quality & Safety Commission under section 59e of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000.  The MMRWG is a […]

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New Zealand to participate in international survey for World Hand Hygiene Day

By   /  May 2, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on New Zealand to participate in international survey for World Hand Hygiene Day

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission New Zealand has an opportunity to participate in a global survey to assess infection prevention and control programmes in health care facilities as part of World Hand Hygiene Day on 5 May. The survey, coordinated by the World Health Organization, aims to encourage local assessments of infection prevention, and […]

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Call for nominations for the Family Violence Death Review Committee

By   /  May 2, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Call for nominations for the Family Violence Death Review Committee

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission The Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission) is seeking a lived-experience (consumer) representative to join the Family Violence Death Review Committee. Nominations close at 5pm on Thursday 23 May 2019. The Family Violence Death Review Committee is a mortality review committee established under Section 59E of the New […]

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Aged residential care quality improvement facilitator programme started in March 2019

By   /  May 1, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Aged residential care quality improvement facilitator programme started in March 2019

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Aged residential care quality improvement facilitator programme started in March 2019 1 May 2019 | Aged Residential Care The Commission is pleased to be working with ACC who have funded a quality improvement (QI) facilitator programme. The focus of this initiative is to identify ways to reduce staff injury […]

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Quality improvement facilitators graduate

By   /  April 30, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Quality improvement facilitators graduate

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission A second cohort of health professionals has recently graduated from the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s mental health and addiction programme’s quality improvement facilitator (QIF) course. Beginning in early July 2018, the eight-month course provides frontline staff with quality improvement theory and skills to apply these in a practical […]

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Antibiotics prescribed to nearly half of all people who visit a GP each year

By   /  April 30, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Antibiotics prescribed to nearly half of all people who visit a GP each year

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission New data shows 49 percent of those who visited their GP in 2017 were dispensed at least one antibiotic. The data is part of the new Atlas of Healthcare Variation on community use of antibiotics released by the Health Quality & Safety Commission. It highlights variation in community antibiotic use, although it […]

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Kōrero Mai | Talk to Me investigates kaupapa Māori approach to patient safety

By   /  April 29, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Kōrero Mai | Talk to Me investigates kaupapa Māori approach to patient safety

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Kōrero Mai | Talk to Me investigates kaupapa Māori approach to patient safety 29 Apr 2019 | Patient Deterioration Patients and whānau often say ‘something just doesn’t feel right’ and they are often correct, recognising subtle signs of patient deterioration in hospital, even when vital signs are normal. Failures […]

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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 98 online now

By   /  April 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, 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 98 online now

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Ngā ihirangi | In this issue Whakapai i te kounga me te haumaru | Quality and safety improvement Supporting whānau through trauma – Te Rina’s story Partnership delivers wraparound support for diabetes patients Whakakotahi 2018 learning session 3 Whakaheke mōrearea | Reducing harm Stories from the aged residential care […]

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Save the date: Quality Improvement Scientific Symposium 2019

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Save the date: Quality Improvement Scientific Symposium 2019

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Save the date: Quality Improvement Scientific Symposium 2019 Event start: 10 Oct 2019 9:00am Event end: 10 Oct 2019 5:00pm Location: Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington The Health Quality & Safety Commission is hosting its 5th annual scientific symposium featuring keynote speakers, peer-reviewed papers, and learning and networking opportunities. This […]

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Partnership delivers wraparound support for diabetes patients

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Partnership delivers wraparound support for diabetes patients

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Partnership delivers wraparound support for diabetes patients 17 Apr 2019 | Primary Care West Coast Primary Health Organisation (PHO) has partnered with Māori health and social services provider, Poutini Waiora, in a project to improve outcomes for targeted Buller Medical Māori and Pacific clients with diabetes. The holistic care […]

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Supporting whānau through trauma – Te Rina’s story

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Supporting whānau through trauma – Te Rina’s story

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Supporting whānau through trauma – Te Rina’s story 17 Apr 2019 | Partners in Care A powerful and moving speech from Te Rina Ruru was the focus of a grand round at Bay of Plenty District Health Board last week. Te Rina, a member of the Health Quality & […]

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