Projects tagged with Healthcare
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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...
29 Mar 2017
The Health Quality & Safety Commission and Health Workforce New Zealand recently commissioned an independent evaluation of the advance care planning programme and training. The purpose of this evaluation is to inform the five-year strategic plan for ACP.
This report presents findings from a research project focusing on a group of 21 apprentices undertaking the new Careerforce apprenticeship programme, the Level 4 New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing. These apprentices are among the first to embark on the apprenticeship programme. NZCER explored the following questions...
This report presents findings from the 2016 follow up survey and compares them to the baseline survey completed in 2015 which assessed consumers’ awareness, recognition, understanding, and correct use of the Health Star Rating prior to the launch of the consumer campaign.
17 Oct 2016
Individuals with private health insurance (PHI) may have more timely access to non-urgent treatment than those without insurance. This report presents findings about the PHI of adults and children from data collected between 2011 and 2015 in the New Zealand Health Survey. The report details the proportion of...
The Health Promotion Agency undertakes the Sun Exposure Survey every three years. The purpose of this ongoing research is to collect consistent information on attitudes and behaviours towards sun exposure, to facilitate comparison with historical survey data, and to inform future decision making in the sun safety and skin cancer...
13 Sep 2016
The Primary Care Demonstration Programme was designed and implemented by Odyssey in 2014. It seeks to demonstrate how the broader addiction intervention system (including AOD treatment services and primary care providers) can work more effectively to intervene early with a specific focus on population groups experiencing the...
Feedback from people living in Ministry of Health funded residential services for people with disabilities
The survey tool was based on the Schalock Quality of Life Framework adapted for the New Zealand environment. Seventeen people with disabilities conducted face to face interviews with 332 people living in residential services in the Auckland, Manawatu and Wellington areas. While the overall satisfaction with...
17 Aug 2016
The purpose of the New Zealand Suicide Prevention Strategy 2006–2016 is to reduce the rate of suicide and suicidal behaviour, harmful impacts associated with suicide and inequalities in the prevalence of suicide and suicidal behaviour. The New Zealand Suicide Prevention Action...
16 Aug 2016
The Reducing Harm from Falls Programme is a national programme led by the Health Quality & Safety Commission. The programme was established in mid-2012 and was one of the first focus areas of the national patient safety campaign Open for better care. The New Zealand Triple Aim was one of the...
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