Health Quality & Safety Commission (NZ)


Family Violence Death Review Committee sixth report: men who use violence

The Family Violence Death Review Committee’s (the Committee’s) sixth report provides an overview of the lives of 97 men who used violence against their intimate partners between 2009 and 2017, as captured in the committee’s database.

Learning from adverse events

The report covers adverse events reported by New Zealand's 20 district health boards (DHBs) and other providers. Adverse events (previously referred to as serious and sentinel events) are events which have generally resulted in harm to patients. This report details adverse events in DHBs in...

A window on the quality of Aotearoa New Zealand’s health care 2019

This report highlights a number of areas where change is needed. Some areas are related to the health system, including improved access to services, improved quality of care and sustaining improvements.

Independent Assurance Review for the National Bowel Screening Programme: final report

This review of the National Bowel Screening Programme says the roll-out is progressing well and the Ministry of Health continues to improve its processes to support this. The panel does make a number of wide-ranging recommendations to support continued improvement.

A window on the quality of New Zealand’s health care 2017

The 2017 edition of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Window on the Quality of New Zealand’s Health Care brings measures up to date and draws out key messages about the quality of New Zealand’s health system.