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Commission calendar of events 2018

By   /  December 11, 2017  /  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 Commission calendar of events 2018

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Commission calendar of events 2018 Commission calendar of events 2018 Event start: 31 Dec 2020 12:00am Event end: 31 Dec 2020 12:00am Location: Below is a link to the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s calendar of upcoming events. This list will be updated on a […]

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Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Health, 2017: The New Zealand Health and Disability System: Organisation

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Health, 2017: The New Zealand Health and Disability System: Organisation

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Health, 2017: The New Zealand Health and Disability System: Organisation Following the general election, the Ministry of Health produced Briefings to the Incoming Minister, as is usual practice. The Briefings to the Incoming Minister, 2017 consisted of: The New […]

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Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Health, 2017: The New Zealand Health and Disability System

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Health, 2017: The New Zealand Health and Disability System

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Health, 2017: The New Zealand Health and Disability System Following the general election, the Ministry of Health produced Briefings to the Incoming Minister, as is usual practice. The Briefings to the Incoming Minister, 2017 consisted of: The New Zealand […]

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Forum day a first combined meeting for all mortality review committees

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  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 Forum day a first combined meeting for all mortality review committees

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Forum day a first combined meeting for all mortality review committees This week, all mortality review committees and the Māori caucus gathered at an open forum in Auckland. The combined meeting was a first for all five committees; the Family Violence Death Review Committee, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee, Child […]

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Lord Adebowale inspires mental health & addiction sector

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  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 Lord Adebowale inspires mental health & addiction sector

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Lord Adebowale inspires mental health & addiction sector The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s latest international speaker to take to the stage was Lord Victor Adebowale CBE. In a free half-day workshop for the mental health and addiction (MHA) sector at Auckland’s Beca Auditorium on […]

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National Hand Hygiene New Zealand report released (July–October 2017)

By   /  December 6, 2017  /  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 Hand Hygiene New Zealand report released (July–October 2017)

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: National Hand Hygiene New Zealand report released (July–October 2017) The latest Hand Hygiene NZ performance report for 1 July to 31 October 2017 has been published on the Hand Hygiene New Zealand website. Achievements in this audit period: Thirteen DHBs achieved at or above the national target […]

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Code of Practice for Non-medical Uses of Ionising Radiation: Draft for consultation

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Code of Practice for Non-medical Uses of Ionising Radiation: Draft for consultation

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Code of Practice for Non-medical Uses of Ionising Radiation: Draft for consultation Privacy We may publish submissions on the Ministry’s website, unless you have asked us not to. If you are submitting as an individual, we will automatically remove your personal details and any identifiable […]

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Code of Practice for Radiation Therapy: Draft for consultation

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Code of Practice for Radiation Therapy: Draft for consultation

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Code of Practice for Radiation Therapy: Draft for consultation Privacy We may publish submissions on the Ministry’s website, unless you have asked us not to. If you are submitting as an individual, we will automatically remove your personal details and any identifiable information. You can […]

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Te Whānau Pou Toru

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Te Whānau Pou Toru

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Te Whānau Pou Toru Summary Conduct problems is the common childhood health condition that has the most far-reaching and pervasive consequences for later health, development and social adjustment (including offending, incarceration, substance abuse, mental health problems, early parenthood and welfare dependency). It affects 5–10% of […]

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Nurses’ organisation acknowledge outgoing DG of Health

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Nurses’ organisation acknowledge outgoing DG of Health

Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation Headline: Nurses’ organisation acknowledge outgoing DG of Health Media Release                                  5 December 2017 Nurses’ organisation acknowledge outgoing DG of Health NZNO Chief Executive Memo Musa says Director-General of Health Chai Chuah has made great […]

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Compensation for Live Organ Donors: Information pack

By   /  December 3, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Compensation for Live Organ Donors: Information pack

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Compensation for Live Organ Donors: Information pack This booklet explains the compensation available to cover loss of earnings for donors and how this process works. In New Zealand, donors can apply for financial help to cover loss of earnings, as well as travel and accommodation […]

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Plunket encourages whānau to make every day a safe sleep day

By   /  December 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Plunket encourages whānau to make every day a safe sleep day

Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Plunket encourages whānau to make every day a safe sleep day Plunket is proud to support the national Safe Sleep initiative for whānau this Safe Sleep Day, 1 December. Plunket’s National Advisor for Māori Health, Zoe Tipa, says Safe Sleep Day is a national campaign focused […]

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Plunket celebrates Parliament passing extended paid parental leave

By   /  November 30, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Plunket celebrates Parliament passing extended paid parental leave

Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Plunket celebrates Parliament passing extended paid parental leave Plunket is celebrating the extension to paid parental leave today as ‘an important investment in families and the future of New Zealand’. The Bill passed its third reading today, and the new law will extend parental leave from […]

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A devastating human rights violation hurts nurses

By   /  November 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on A devastating human rights violation hurts nurses

Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation Headline: A devastating human rights violation hurts nurses Media Release                                                      25 November 2017 A devastating human rights violation hurts nurses From today, 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, the ‘16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign’ begins. The […]

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Bullying affecting nurses and medical specialists

By   /  November 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Bullying affecting nurses and medical specialists

Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation Headline: Bullying affecting nurses and medical specialists Media release                                                        24 November 2017 The collegial mood suffers in cash starved system The NZNO Employment Survey and our Kai Tiaki journal reporters have repeatedly found that when bullying occurs in nursing it has a huge effect on the nurse and colleagues […]

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Adverse events report signals stronger focus on learning from consumers

By   /  November 24, 2017  /  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 Adverse events report signals stronger focus on learning from consumers

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Adverse events report signals stronger focus on learning from consumers Adverse events report signals stronger focus on learning from consumers 24 Nov 2017 | Adverse Events The latest Learning from adverse events report recommends putting consumers at the centre when reporting, reviewing and learning from […]

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Serious-Adverse-Events-2016-17

By   /  November 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Canterbury District Health Board, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Serious-Adverse-Events-2016-17

Source: Canterbury District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Serious-Adverse-Events-2016-17 Inpatient falls continue to be the single major serious adverse events (SAE) reported by the Canterbury DHB for the 2016/17 financial year. The release of a Serious Adverse Events report by each DHB is a Health Quality & Safety Commission (HQSC) initiative. The reports highlight […]

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Kiwis need DHBs to reduce carbon footprint

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Kiwis need DHBs to reduce carbon footprint

Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation Headline: Kiwis need DHBs to reduce carbon footprint Media release                                                                     23 November 2017 Kiwis need DHBs to reduce carbon footprint NZNO president Grant Brookes, in support of the Sustainable Healthcare in Aotearoa NZ forum starting tomorrow, says that nurses are strongly behind the call to the newly elected […]

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Conversations that Count day 2018

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  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 Conversations that Count day 2018

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Conversations that Count day 2018 Thursday 5 April 2018 is Conversations that Count Day – a day to encourage people to think about, talk about and plan for their future and end-of-life care. The day is coordinated by the Health Quality & Safety Commission. At […]

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Great participation in Patient Safety Week 2017

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  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 Great participation in Patient Safety Week 2017

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Great participation in Patient Safety Week 2017 A huge thank you to everyone who supported Patient Safety Week 2017. The week, which was focused on medication safety, ran from 5 to 11 November and saw a record number of resources ordered. The Commission and ACC […]

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