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This report presents findings on the impact of maternity quality and safety programmes in New Zealand.
Local maternity quality and safety programmes have been operating in each district health board (DHB) since 2012 and have raised the profile of maternity quality...
Provides resources and information to support service planning and delivery regarding diabetes care.
Introduction Diabetes mellitus is a long term complex metabolic disorder characterised by high levels of blood glucose and caused by defects in insulin secretion and/or action. Diabetes increases the risk...
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has said he wants to develop “integrated care organisations” in the English NHS, with NHS hospital trusts taking a lead role in forming them. This has been challenged, quite naturally, because trusts are focused on hospitals, whereas integrated care demands a...
Megan Whelan explores access to mental health services in the face of a suicide rate that is resistant to change.
New Zealand is still struggling to reduce one of the highest youth suicide rates in the developed world. In addition, the overall suicide rate...
Described as a “whole of practice transformation”, the Health Care Home model involves health professionals working together in new ways, and using tools such as an online patient portal and GP telephone triage, to tailor services to patients’ needs.
Examines the health literacy experiences among Māori and their whānau carers who use palliative care.
The New Zealand Palliative Care Strategy recognised the need for local and national policies that support the specific needs of Māori.
Two kaupapa Māori...
Intro: Fracture of the human facial skeleton is a common injury that places serious burden on society. Severe morbidity, mortality, facial disfigurement, loss of function and financial cost are all associated with facial fractures (Kieser et al., 2002). In New Zealand (NZ), only two previous...
The Health and Disability System Review is charged with taking a system-wide approach to what needs to change to ensure the health and disability system of the future achieves better and more equitable health and wellbeing outcomes. This interim report indicates the direction of change...