The Quality and Patient Safety team has a crucial role in supporting the DHB work toward the triple aim, for quality improvement.
What does the team do?
The team includes staff who support the key areas of quality –
Executive Director Quality and Patient Safety
Staff are located around Waiora Waikato Hospital Campus, Pembroke Street, Hamilton
Managers office is at 218 Pembroke Street, Hamilton
Pesonal Assistant: Beverley Elenor 07 8580943 ext 98504
There are a number of publications developed by the quality and patient safety team that can be found below
The wound care team is a group of nurses working in advanced practice roles across Waikato DHB.
The team's over-arching goal is to improve delivery of wound care services that enhance patient outcomes across the care continuum.
The team consists of:
We primarily work with patient populations who present with challenging wound care needs.
We offer expert clinical advice, education of staff and patients and care co-ordination to address the complexities of the episode of care.
We work with and through a range of health professionals to achieve successful and cost effective wound healing for patients in the Waikato DHB and beyond.
Our infection prevention and control team is a dedicated department and includes specialist infection control nurses, an infectious diseases consultant and a clinical microbiologist.
The team is supported by the director of Nursing and Midwifery and the assistant group manager for Quality and Patient Safety.
The team's work includes:
Charge Nurse Manager Vicki Parry ext. 23136 mob.021 451 205