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Developing information on physical activity for under-fives is one of the 22 initiatives in the Childhood Obesity Plan, and an important part of the broad population health approach for keeping New Zealand children healthy. Zero to five is a highly influential age and stage for children. It is when they learn basic fine and gross motor skills through movement, play and other every day...
The case for investment in: A quality improvement programme to reduce pressure injuries in New Zealand
19 Nov 2015
with: Ministry of Health: MoHAccident Compensation CorporationHealth Quality and Safety Commission: HQSC
This report from KPMG presents the findings of a qualitative study into reducing pressure injuries in New Zealand. Pressure injuries are a major cause of preventable harm for healthcare services including hospital, residential aged care and home care in New Zealand. Approximately 4-8% of those that receive healthcare in New Zealand experience a PI, regardless of their age or mobility1. PI...
17 Nov 2015
The second annual Cancer Nurse Coordinator Initiative (CNCI) evaluation report draws on a wider range of data sources than the 2014 report and the data quality is improved. This report shows that the CNCI has evolved over the last two years and different CNCI models have been adopted across DHBs to: meet differing population needs within existing cancer care pathways strengthen and...
Extra help with daily activities in advanced age: Findings from LiLACS NZ presents key findings about extra help received with daily activities by Māori (aged 80-90 years) and non-Māori (aged 85 years). The findings are from a population-based sample of people in advanced age living in the Bay of Plenty, who are taking part in a longitudinal study of advanced ageing, called Life and Living in...
This report focuses on the performance of general practices in Whānau Ora collectives – using results from the software package HealthStat, which collects an anonymous summary of patient health information from general practices in Whānau Ora collectives. Although not all collectives include general practice providers, the data collected for this report can help highlight any changes in...
6 Oct 2015
This report is the latest release in the Cancer: New registrations and deaths series, which presents information about new cases of primary cancer diagnosed and reported to the New Zealand Cancer Registry. It also presents information on deaths registered in New Zealand in the same time period where cancer was recorded as the underlying cause of death. The focus of this report is on new cancer...
Interim Evaluation of the Sore Throat Management Component of the New Zealand Rheumatic Fever Prevention Programme
This interim evaluation assessed the sore throat management component of the Rheumatic Fever Prevention Programme from the baseline years (2009 to 2011) up to June 2015. A final overall technical report of the interim evaluation and a shorter summary version is available in the downloads column of this page.
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Ageing, Healthcare, Māori, Older People, Arts and Culture, Quality of Life
Participation in Māori Society in advanced age: Findings from LiLACS NZ presents key findings about participation in Māori cultural activities for Māori (aged 80-90 years). The findings are from a population-based sample of people in advanced age living in the Bay of Plenty, who are taking part in a longitudinal study of advanced ageing, called Life and Living in Advanced Age: a Cohort...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Ageing, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Healthcare, Older People, Quality of Life
Primary care in advanced age: Findings from LiLACS NZ presents key findings about primary health care for Māori (aged 80–90 years) and non-Māori (aged 85 years). The findings are from a population-based sample of people in advanced age living in the Bay of Plenty, who are taking part in a longitudinal study of advanced ageing, called Life and Living in Advanced Age: a Cohort Study in New...
11 Sep 2015
This report presents and discusses results of secondary analyses of the New Zealand National Gambling Study (NGS) data related to past year offshore gambling participation and expenditure, and associated risk factors. Offshore gambling is defined as gambling that is conducted in a country other than New Zealand (NZ) and can physically occur at a venue (whilst a NZ citizen is visiting the overseas...
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