Projects tagged with Healthcare
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This paper is Part 1 in a series of three discussion papers that aims to provide a broad frame of reference for discussion of risk in the New Zealand context. The over-arching theme of the series is ‘decision-making under uncertainty’, because some degree of uncertainty underlies virtually all choices we make, both as...
The Green Prescription (GRx) Active Families programme has grown out of the nationwide GRx initiative for adults, responding to requests from primary care for something similar for children and young people. There are 15 contract holders throughout NZ. There must be commitment from the family for involvement...
The Ministry commissioned Malatest International Consulting and Advisory Services Limited to evaluate maternal and child health services integration demonstration pilots run in three District Health Boards (DHBs) across a two year period (2014-2016). The purpose of the pilots and the evaluation was to develop...
The Health Quality & Safety Commission conducted an evaluation of the Partners in Care programme to answer the following questions: How successful has the programme been in influencing change? To what extent have the programme’s activities been guided by an evidence base...
Long-term conditions (LTC) are any ongoing, long-term or recurring conditions that can have a significant impact on people’s lives (NHC 2007). Supporting people with LTCs to manage their conditions becomes more important as the population ages and people are increasingly managing more than one condition. Self-management support...
Exploring the Links between Quality Improvement Strategies and Organisational Outcomes in Four New Zealand District Health Boards: Final Report
A number of New Zealand district health boards (DHBs) are using quality frameworks and concepts as core elements of their organisational strategies to improve patient outcomes and manage health care costs. The successes and challenges of these strategies can provide useful insights for other DHBs and the broader health system....
The Health Quality & Safety Commission has facilitated a review of literature associated with the development and use of trigger tools to determine rates of harm in health care settings. Trigger tools can function either as a counting system that aims to estimate the rate of harm at an organisation or as an alerting...
with: Ministry for Women
Topics: Research, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Law & Justice, Employment & Labour, Early Childhood Education, Primary Education, Secondary Education, Tertiary Education, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Women, Discrimination, Gender
Minister for Women Louise Upston has submitted the Government’s latest report to the United Nations on New Zealand’s efforts to eliminate discrimination against women. New Zealand is required to periodically report on the country’s performance under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (...
23 Dec 2015
Rheumatic fever can be prevented by prompt diagnosis of a Group A streptococcal (GAS) throat infection and treatment with antibiotics. The Rheumatic Fever Prevention Programme aims to improve access to timely treatment for Group A streptococcal throat infections for high risk populations (4–19 year old Māori and Pacific...
7 Dec 2015
This report describes the demographic profile of women giving birth (eg, age, ethnicity, deprivation) and selected antenatal factors (eg, BMI, smoking) events relating to labour and birth (eg, type of birth, interventions, place of birth) the demographic...
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