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Health Quality and Safety Commission

Kupu Taurangi Hauora o Aotearoa

They work with clinicians, providers and consumers to improve health and disability support services.

Programme areas include:

  • health quality intelligence
  • improving leadership and capability
  • consumer engagement: Partners in care
  • primary care
  • mental health and addiction quality improvement
  • medication safety
  • infection prevention and control
  • Safe Surgery NZ
  • adverse events
  • reducing harm from falls
  • pressure injury prevention
  • patient deterioration
  • advance care planning.

They also have mortality review committees that review deaths to learn how best to prevent them.

The review committees are:​

  • Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee
  • Family Violence Death Review Committee
  • Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee
  • Perioperative Mortality Review Committee
  • Suicide Mortality Review Committee




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