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Risk Management and Quality Improvement Handbook

We are delighted to offer the EQuIP 6 Risk Management and Quality Improvement Handbook which is now available for purchase from the DAA Group. This Handbook is an essential resource for all organisations with Quality Improvement goals. About the Handbook This Handbook provides information to assist organisations with the development of their Quality Improvement Plan and Risk Register. It describes how to manage risks at the organisational, division, department and system levels and to ensure that quality of care and services are integrated. The Handbook is of relevance to all organisations as well as those engaged in the EQuIP [...]

August 16th, 2017|Categories: Client Information|

November 2017 Quality Seminars – Register Now!

Building Quality - The Science of Quality Improvement We are thrilled to introduce our November seminars.  Our two international presenters, Dr Christine Dennis and Bernie Harrison, are leaders with the Australasian Council on Healthcare Standards, and experts in health quality improvement. Their presentations will include: An understanding of the fundamentals of quality improvement theory and science An opportunity to apply that theory using real clinical scenarios Hands on practical experience in using quality improvement diagnostic tools An understanding of where quality improvement science fits into a whole of organisational level quality system that takes into account patient centred care. [...]

September 8th, 2017|Categories: Quality Seminars|

July 2017 Quality Seminar Presentations

Attached are the PowerPoint presentations for the July 2017 Quality Seminars. You can print these and take them along with you to make note taking easy! Janine Gould –  Key note presentation Janine Gould – Workshop presentation Cathy Cummings and Janice McEwan – EQuIP 6 workshop presentation We look forward to seeing you all next week at these seminars.  

July 14th, 2017|Categories: Quality Seminars|

Vaccine storage in aged residential care facilities

The message below was sent to DHB Portfolio Managers by HealthCERT and this is important information for aged care providers. Dear DHB HOP Portfolio Managers The Ministry of Health has been notified of an event where influenza vaccines were compromised by exposure to temperatures outside the required storage range of +2˚C to +8˚C.  These vaccines were given to residents in an Aged Residential Care (ARC) facility and they have been offered re-vaccination.  This is of concern as this age group is vulnerable to the complications associated with influenza. This event has brought to both the Ministry's and the affected [...]

July 11th, 2017|Categories: Client Information|

Building Quality through Effective Team Work & Communication

Don't miss this opportunity! Places are limited! Learn how to get the best from your team with Our key note speaker: Janine Gould, Director of Communicate Consultants Theme for the day is BUILDING QUALITY through EFFECTIVE TEAM WORK and COMMUNICATION This seminar is a must for Quality Managers, Managers, Senior Staff and staff in leadership roles. It will help quality team performance. Janine’s keynote speech  will cover: The best team you’ve been in and why The characteristics of a successful team Making judgments (we all do!) What the research shows Self-assessment The six Cs to build a team The [...]

May 19th, 2017|Categories: Quality Seminars|

July 2017 Quality Seminars

Building Quality Through Effective Team Work and Communication Wellington Christchurch Auckland Monday, 17 July 2017 Tuesday, 18 July 2017 Friday, 21 July 2017 James Cook Grand Chancellor Hotel Sudima Hotel Christchurch Airport Novotel Hotel Auckland Airport Demystifying the differences in those people around us in order to build understanding, respect and improved communication is a building block for a quality organisation.  Building a workforce that is aligned with the organisation's values and goals. Reducing conflict and improving listening.  Must do’s for a quality organisation.  When staff work effectively together it is much easier to find satisfactory solutions [...]

April 28th, 2017|Categories: Quality Seminars|