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To monitor public opinions about tobacco control and help develop appropriate health promotion strategies, respondents in the 2012 Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) answered a few questions on their awareness of ‘Smokefree 2025’, and their opinions about the government’s role.
Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Employment & Labour, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Hazards, Health & Safety at Work, Healthcare
Sapere Research Group undertook a cost benefit analysis of the WHO surgical safety checklist for the Health Quality & Safety Commission. The report concludes there is scope for more consistent use of the surgical safety checklist within the New Zealand health system and that the cost of this improvement is likely to be...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Public Service, Child Mortality, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare
In 2011, the Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission) made a decision to separate district health board (DHB) mental health and addictions services serious adverse events (SAEs) from the main SAE report, and to support the sector in its approach to reviewing and reporting SAEs. The following report is the...
Topics: Evaluation, Literacy & Numeracy, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare
Background Health literacy is defined by the Health Quality and Safety Commission (HQSC) as: "The degree to which individuals can obtain, process and understand health information and services they need to make appropriate health decisions"...
Topics: Evaluation, Food, Natural Resources, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Disease, Hazards, Healthcare, Science & Technology
20 August 2014 Dr Roger Blakeley Chief Planning Officer Auckland Council Dear Dr Blakeley In February this year, on behalf of several Councils, you made similar requests to the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor (PMCSA), the Royal...
2 Jan 2010
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Employment & Labour, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Hazards, Health & Safety at Work, Healthcare, Labour force
The Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (the Act) came into force in September 2004. The Act provides a framework for regulating health professions to ensure the public is protected from harm when receiving health services. The Act currently regulates 21 health professions. Section 115 of the...
As the human face of ACC … Case Managers are vitally important, as they set the tone of the relationship [with the claimant] and have the potential to set and...
Topics: Evaluation, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Public Service, Hazards, Healthcare, Communicating
LECG was contracted by the Health Quality and Safety Commission to review the Incident Management and Reporting Programme – a workstream funded via the now disbanded Quality Improvement Committee (QIC). We were asked to report on: the current range of activities;
The New Zealand Injury Prevention Strategy (NZIPS) was disestablished in December 2013. The information contained on the pages below has been archived for reference purposes only. The New Zealand Injury Prevention Strategy (NZIPS) was an expression of the Government’s commitment to working with organisations...
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
This report outlines changes associated with the implementation of the amended Smoke-free Environments Act 1990: 2003-2006.
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