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New communication skills online course for clinicians

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on New communication skills online course for clinicians

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission A new online course is available to help clinicians develop skills for communicating effectively with patients about the risks and benefits of treatment options, and for enhancing skills in shared decision-making. Choosing Wisely campaign advisory group member Dr Belinda Loring says shared decision making is the basis of such […]

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Orders are open for Patient Safety Week 2018 resources!

By   /  September 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Orders are open for Patient Safety Week 2018 resources!

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission The Health Quality & Safety Commission, in partnership with ACC and the Ministry of Health, are again partnering to promote Patient Safety Week from 4 to 10 November 2018. Orders are now open for Patient Safety Week 2018 resources. Information about the resources available, and a link to the […]

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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 88 online now

By   /  September 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 88 online now

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Ngā ihirangi | In this issue Whakapai i te kounga me te haumaru | Quality and safety improvement Patient story: Matthew Gunter Patient Safety Week resource orders opening soon Co-design projects feature at Bay of Plenty DHB grand round Improving West Coast access to care and the journey for […]

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Webinar: Patient deterioration domain of the Atlas of Healthcare Variation

By   /  September 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Webinar: Patient deterioration domain of the Atlas of Healthcare Variation

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Webinar: Patient deterioration domain of the Atlas of Healthcare Variation Event start: 21 Sep 2018 1:00pm Event end: 21 Sep 2018 2:00pm Location: Webinar (online) The Health Quality & Safety Commission is hosting a webinar on Friday 21 September from 1–2pm, focusing on the patient deterioration domain of the […]

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Patient Safety Week sector update – 4 September 2018

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Patient Safety Week sector update – 4 September 2018

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission When: 4–10 November 2018Theme: Infection prevention and control Thanks to those who have been in touch with us with questions about Patient Safety Week (PSW). We appreciate your ideas and feedback. Resources The resource order form opens on Monday 10 September 2018. If you would like to be notified […]

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Building resilience for safety – a workshop with Professor Erik Hollnagel

By   /  August 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Building resilience for safety – a workshop with Professor Erik Hollnagel

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Building resilience for safety – a workshop with Professor Erik Hollnagel Event start: 13 Dec 2018 9:00am Event end: 13 Dec 2018 4:30pm Location: Wellington, venue TBA Save the date! The Health Quality & Safety Commission is hosting another workshop with Professor Erik Hollnagel, this time with a the […]

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Suicide Mortality Review Committee responds to increase in annual suicide figures

By   /  August 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Suicide Mortality Review Committee responds to increase in annual suicide figures

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Responding to provisional annual suicide figures for 2017/18, the Suicide Mortality Review Committee (SuMRC) has called on all sectors and communities to work better together to reduce suicide deaths in New Zealand. The provisional figures, released today by the Chief Coroner Judge Deborah Marshall, show 668 people died by […]

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Call for nominations for the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee

By   /  August 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Call for nominations for the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission The Health Quality & Safety Commission board is seeking a new member to join the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC). Applications close at 5pm on Friday 14 September 2018. The PMMRC is a mortality review committee established under Section 59e of the New Zealand Public Health and […]

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Call for nominations for the Maternal Mortality Review Working Group

By   /  August 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Call for nominations for the Maternal Mortality Review Working Group

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission The Health Quality & Safety Commission board is seeking a new member to join the Maternal Mortality Review Working Group (MMRWG). Applications close at 5pm on Friday 14 September 2018. The MMRWG is a mortality review committee established under Section 59e of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability […]

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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 87 online now

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 87 online now

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Ngā ihirangi | In this issue Whakapai i te kounga me te haumaru | Quality and safety improvement Three steps to better health literacy – a guide for health care professionals Commission consumer network ‘re-energised’, ready for new challenges Blog: There is no ‘I’ in team Commission offers ‘train-the-trainer’ […]

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Patient story: Mum was a glowing light

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Patient story: Mum was a glowing light

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Sue Limmer experienced mental illness for more than 10 years. Her illness took a serious toll on her family, including her father and daughter Annalee, who were her main sources of support.  When Sue’s health deteriorated, Annalee was genuinely relieved to hear her mum had captured her wishes for […]

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Commission offers ‘train-the-trainer’ workshops for consumer representatives and providers

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Commission offers ‘train-the-trainer’ workshops for consumer representatives and providers

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Commission offers ‘train-the-trainer’ workshops for consumer representatives and providers 14 Aug 2018 | Partners in Care The Health Quality & Safety Commission is offering ‘train-the-trainer’ workshops to consumers and providers in the health and disability sector. The purpose of the training is to better prepare consumers (and their family […]

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Open for leadership award for Waikato-based recovery advisor

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Open for leadership award for Waikato-based recovery advisor

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission 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. Waikato DHB Director Cara Thomas, who nominated Brendon for the award, says he demonstrates a commitment to quality improvement in […]

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Poster competition encourages children to fight germs and win

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Poster competition encourages children to fight germs and win

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission School children in years five to eight are fighting germs as part of a nationwide poster competition about antibiotic resistance. Students are encouraged to create a poster highlighting either antibiotic resistance or hand washing. The idea is to help them learn about simple hand hygiene (washing hands with soap […]

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Commission consumer network ‘re-energised’, ready for new challenges

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Commission consumer network ‘re-energised’, ready for new challenges

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Commission consumer network ‘re-energised’, ready for new challenges 2 Aug 2018 | Partners in Care The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s partners in care programme has added seven new members to its consumer network, bringing the total number to 14. The expanded network met in Wellington for the first […]

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New national mental health staff survey live – don’t miss out!

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on New national mental health staff survey live – don’t miss out!

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Thousands of staff working in mental health and addiction (MHA) services in New Zealand will be taking a few minutes to ‘have their say’ this month and help inform the future direction and focus of MHA quality improvement initiatives. The national survey: Ngā Poutama Oranga Hinengaro: Quality in context […]

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Endoscopy coordinator receives Open for leadership award

By   /  July 31, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Endoscopy coordinator receives Open for leadership award

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Maria Petrovics-Edens from West Coast District Health Board (DHB) has received an Open for leadership award for her successes in taking on the new role of endoscopy coordinator. Maria, who was nominated by clinical nurse manager Wendy Stuart, divides her time between her new role and nursing on the […]

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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 86 online now

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 86 online now

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission In this issue Whakapai i te kounga me te haumaru | Quality and safety improvement Video: Turoa Haronga shares his personal experiences of health care Whakakotahi primary care quality improvement challenge Blog: The flipside to problems Undertaking child respiratory interventions in a community pharmacy Whakaheke mōrearea | Reducing harm […]

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National event marks ‘the beginning of the end’ for seclusion

By   /  March 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on National event marks ‘the beginning of the end’ for seclusion

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: National event marks ‘the beginning of the end’ for seclusion Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement District health board (DHB) teams from across the country joined mental health and addiction service consumers, the Health Quality & Safety Commission and Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui […]

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Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee annual conference: Coming together to be better

By   /  March 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee annual conference: Coming together to be better

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee annual conference: Coming together to be better Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee Nou te rourou, Nāku te rourou ka ora ai te iwi katoa. With my food basket and your food basket the iwi shall be fed. On […]

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