Projects tagged with Healthcare
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New Zealanders expect and deserve safe health care of the highest quality. We have a complex health care system that helps prevent and treat illness every day, and provides care to those reaching the end of their life. This report looks at currently available measures within a framework for understanding...
30 Jun 2015
The Whanganui Regional Health Network’s Early Pregnancy Assessment Approach (EPAA) is designed to improve identification and management of early pregnancy risk factors within the primary care setting. It is a comprehensive model that includes an early pregnancy screening tool for general practice, maternity support roles and...
HPA's Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey (ABAS) is an annual survey that monitors New Zealanders' behaviour and attitudes towards alcohol. This fact sheet reports provides information on the demographic profile of non-drinkers and their reasons for not drinking alcohol from the 2013 ABAS. Non-drinkers were...
Topics: Research, Law & Justice, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Public Service, Child Mortality, Hazards, Healthcare, Life expectancy, Pregnancy
Objectives: To determine the proportion of maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity cases, identified by the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC), that are also reported within the annual serious adverse events (SAEs) reports published by the Health Quality and Safety...
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Emergency Services & Disaster Relief, Education & Training, Public Service, Healthcare
Surgical checklists, briefings and debriefings have recently begun to be used in theatres worldwide. The aim of these tools is to improve the quality and safety of health care services provided to patients undergoing surgery and to help prevent adverse events. Checklists, briefings and debriefings have been derived from other...
28 May 2015
The 2012/13 New Zealand Health Survey (NZHS) provides valuable information about cannabis use by adults aged 15 years and over. It builds upon and adds value to the findings of the 2007/08 New Zealand Alcohol and Drug Use Survey report on cannabis. This report presents information on cannabis use in New...
This report provides the topline findings from the formative research with parents and caregivers about oral health in preschoolers.
Oral health is a major public health issue affecting all population groups. Poor oral health during childhood is directly associated with poor oral health outcomes in adulthood as people remain more susceptible to developing dental caries throughout their lives. Oral health has an impact on all systems of the body. For example,...
17 Apr 2015
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Abuse & Neglect, Family Violence, Families & Whānau, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Women, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
This paper summarises what we know about the link between alcohol and family violence – specifically intimate partner violence (IPV) and child maltreatment. Increasingly international approaches include reducing alcohol harm as a specific action point in preventing family violence. Dealing...
16 Apr 2015
The Report on Maternity series provides annual health statistics about women giving birth, their pregnancy and childbirth experience, and the characteristics of live-born babies in New Zealand. This publication is focused on women who gave birth, and the babies who were born, in 2012. A summary of the key findings is provided...
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