Health Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity: Taranaki District Health Board) Notice 2004

  • revoked
  • Health Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity: Taranaki District Health Board) Notice 2004: revoked, on 13 November 2009 (after expiring on 12 July 2009), by clause 4 of the Health Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activities-Waikato DHB) Notice 2009 (SR 2009/344).

Reprint
as at 13 November 2009

Health Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity: Taranaki District Health Board) Notice 2004

(SR 2004/217)

  • Health Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity: Taranaki District Health Board) Notice 2004: revoked, on 13 November 2009 (after expiring on 12 July 2009), by clause 4 of the Health Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity—Taranaki DHB) Notice 2009 (SR 2009/344).


Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

This notice is administered in the Ministry of Health.


Pursuant to section 54 of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003, the Minister of Health gives the following notice.

Notice

1 Title
  • This notice is the Health Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity: Taranaki District Health Board) Notice 2004.

2 Commencement
  • This notice comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

3 Declaration of protected quality assurance activity
  • The Taranaki District Health Board Quality Assurance Activity described in the Schedule is a protected quality assurance activity.


Schedule
Description of Taranaki District Health Board Quality Assurance Activity

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1 Objective
  • The objective of the activity is to improve the practices and competence of health practitioners engaged in the activity by assessing the health services performed by those health practitioners.

2 Method
  • (1) The activity is based on information derived from health practitioners who provide health services on behalf of the Taranaki District Health Board.

    (2) The activity involves—

    • (a) the examination of patients' records; and

    • (b) the analysis of the following data on patients:

      • (i) admission and discharge; and

      • (ii) drug utilisation; and

      • (iii) morbidity; and

      • (iv) mortality; and

      • (v) outcomes of treatment; and

    • (c) the identification and analysis of any process or practice that results in an outcome for patients which may, but need not, be an adverse outcome; and

    • (d) the holding of peer review meetings; and

    • (e) the review of—

      • (i) patient management; and

      • (ii) treatment decisions; and

      • (iii) internal auditing procedures; and

    • (f) the making of recommendations on how the health practitioners who are engaging in the activity can improve their performance so as to—

      • (i) improve the quality of care they provide; and

      • (ii) reduce the incidence of adverse outcomes; and

    • (g) the facilitation and monitoring of the implementation of any such recommendations.

Dated at Wellington this 12th day of July 2004.

Hon Annette King,
Minister of Health.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 22 July 2004.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Health Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity: Taranaki District Health Board) Notice 2004. It incorporates all the amendments to the notice as at 13 November 2009. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 4 September 2007.

    Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions are also included, after the principal enactment, in chronological order. For more information, see http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/legislation/reprints.shtml.

2 About this eprint
  • This eprint has not been officialised. For more information about officialisation, please see "Making online legislation official" under "Status of legislation on this site" in the About section of this website.

3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)
  • Health Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity—Taranaki DHB) Notice 2009 (SR 2009/344): clause 4

    Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (2003 No 48): section 54(4)