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Focus on People – Quality Accounts Newsletter for 2020

Monday 21 December 2020Focus on People2 minutes to read

This edition of Focus on People is the West Coast Health System’s Quality Accounts 2020 publication which provides a picture of how well our Health System is meeting the West Coast’s health needs, and showcases our work to improve services and standards of care.

  • A quick word
  • Introducing the 5R’s Escalation Pathway helps to detect consumer deterioration earlier
  • Supporting Parents, Healthy Children programme helps strengthen parent-child relationships
  • Debriefing service introduced across the West Coast DHB
  • Addressing the inequities of access to health care for Coast Māori
  • West Coast Facilities update – Te Nīkau Hospital & Health Centre updated; Buller Health Centre and South Westland Clinic
  • ePharmacy now live across the five South Island DHBs
  • Testing for COVID-19 – an integral part of the West Coast DHB’s pandemic response
  • Infection Prevention and Control – gloved up and ready to go
  • Using telehealth for group programmes during the COVID-19 pandemic response
  • Catch up on your free vaccination to avoid catching measles
  • The grubby days before hand washing, and how something so simple can stop infectious disease in its tracks.

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