Quality Accounts 2018 Focus on People

Focus on People is West Coast DHB’s special newsletter, published at the end of every year.

This special 2018 edition once again shares with our wider community special achievements and stories on the beautiful West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island.  We invite you to all celebrate with us!

Articles in this newsletter include:

  1. Message from West Coast DHB Chief Executive David Meates and Medical Director, Patient Safety & Outcomes Vicki Roberson
  2. Endoscopy coordinator receives award
  3. Pregnancy support from rural midwife worth its weight in gold
  4. West Coast DHB health targets
  5. Working as a midwife on the West Coast
  6. WCDHB Strategic Focus and Priorities
  7. The value of community teamwork
  8. Community falls prevention
  9. Enhancing patient experience in theatre
  10. Improvements to infusion and oncology services benefit patients
  11. CT head perfusion scans available
  12. Embedding Takarangi cultural competency framework into West Coast health services
  13. West Coast health facilities update (Including Timelapse images)
  14. A decade of Walking in Another’s Shoes
  15. Empowering inpatient nursing staff
  16. West Coast Alliance highlights key achievements
  17. Palliative care team increases its public profile
  18. Grey District Nursing ‘Meet and Greet’ discharge planning
  19. Theatre team excels in surgical safety checklist auditing
  20. West Coast General Practices achieve Cornerstone accreditation
  21. Team recruited to reduce pressure injuries
  22. National patient experience survey results
  23. Raising healthy West Coast kids
  24. Hand hygiene plays an important part in patient safety
  25. West Coast DHB tests emergency readiness
  26. Red tray introduced to assist patients at meal times
  27. We want your feedback

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