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Between October 2017 and June 2018, the Commission worked with six early implementation sites to make improvements to their systems through testing the national vital signs chart, New Zealand early warning score and other tools and guidance.
Healthy Families NZ is a large-scale initiative that is a key part in helping New Zealanders live healthy, active lives. There are 10 Healthy Families NZ locations around New Zealand. Together, they have the potential to impact the lives of over a million New Zealanders. The initiative aims to improve people’s...
The Health Quality & Safety Commission commissioned Ko Awatea, an innovation and improvement centre, to deliver a co-design programme to nine teams of health care providers. The co-design programme was part of Partners in Care, a broader programme developed in 2012 to support and enable patient engagement and...
The National Orthopaedic Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) Quality Improvement Collaborative took place between November 2013 and March 2015. The 18 participating district health boards (DHBs) implemented ERAS principles for people having elective hip and knee replacement and acute patients with fractured neck of femur....
This is a methods report for the combination of three survey datasets. The 2015 and 2016 New Zealand Mental Health Survey (NZMHS) and the 2016 Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) datasets were pooled in order to allow researchers to analyse itemsrelated to mental health for small sub-population groups, such as subgroups of...
This document is the result of a collaborative effort between ERO and representatives from hospital-based education and care services. It will support improved service performance and accountability, and focuses on how well placed hospital-based services are to contribute to children’s learning, and promote their wellbeing.
31 May 2017
Raising the Bar on the National Patient Experience Survey responds to the national inpatient experience survey results by investigating the lower scoring areas of the survey and recommending interventions to improve these results. Four DHBs participated and provided opportunities for staff and patients to...
ACC is focused on reducing the incidence and severity of treatment injuries in New Zealand. That’s why we are investing $45 million in initiatives over the next five years working with the health sector. Along side this we have released national figures about claims for treatment injuries (cases where patients...
30 Mar 2017
Disability Support Services conducted two online surveys during October and November 2016. We received 1,268 responses to the family/whānau respite survey and 50 responses to the provider survey. The survey responses have been used to inform the development of Transforming Respite: Disability Support Services...
30 Mar 2017
This review presents a refreshed strategic direction for adult palliative care and proposes a suite of initiatives to help manage future increases in demand for palliative care. We know that as people live longer there will be more people with complex conditions who will need palliative care to give them the...
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