Health Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity: Northland District Health Board) Notice 2005

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  • Health Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity: Northland District Health Board) Notice 2005: expired, on 24 November 2010, pursuant to section 54(4) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (2003 No 48).

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Health Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity: Northland District Health Board) Notice 2005

(SR 2005/310)

  • Health Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity: Northland District Health Board) Notice 2005: expired, on 24 November 2010, pursuant to section 54(4) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (2003 No 48).


Note

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

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

This notice is administered by 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: Northland District Health Board) Notice 2005.

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 Northland District Health Board Quality Assurance Activity described in the Schedule is a protected quality assurance activity.


Schedule
Description of Northland 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 Northland 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) morbidity; and

      • (iii) mortality; and

      • (iv) outcomes of treatment; and

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

    • (d) the preparation of adverse outcome reports; and

    • (e) the preparation of documentation that identifies trends in the reports prepared under paragraph (d); and

    • (f) the holding of meetings to discuss—

      • (i) the activities carried out under paragraph (c); and

      • (ii) the reports prepared under paragraph (d); and

      • (iii) the documentation prepared under paragraph (e); and

    • (g) the development of strategies to reduce the incidence of adverse outcomes in the provision of health services by health practitioners who are engaging in the activity; and

    • (h) the undertaking of—

      • (i) multi-disciplinary case reviews; and

      • (ii) peer reviews; and

      • (iii) clinical reviews; and

      • (iv) epidemiological reviews; and

    • (i) 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

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

Dated at Wellington this 24th day of November 2005.

Pete Hodgson,
Minister of Health.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 8 December 2005.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2Status of reprints

  • 3How reprints are prepared

  • 4Changes made under section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989

  • 5List of amendments incorporated in this reprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is a reprint of the Health Practitioners (Quality Assurance Activity: Northland District Health Board) Notice 2005. The reprint incorporates all the amendments to the notice as at 24 November 2010, as specified in the list of amendments at the end of these notes.

    Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions that cannot be compiled in the reprint are also included, after the principal enactment, in chronological order. For more information, see http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/reprints/ .

2 Status of reprints
  • Under section 16D of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989, reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by the amendments to that enactment. This presumption applies even though editorial changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in the reprint.

    This presumption may be rebutted by producing the official volumes of statutes or statutory regulations in which the principal enactment and its amendments are contained.

3 How reprints are prepared
  • A number of editorial conventions are followed in the preparation of reprints. For example, the enacting words are not included in Acts, and provisions that are repealed or revoked are omitted. For a detailed list of the editorial conventions, see http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/ or Part 8 of the Tables of New Zealand Acts and Ordinances and Statutory Regulations and Deemed Regulations in Force.

3 How reprints are prepared
  • A number of editorial conventions are followed in the preparation of reprints. For example, the enacting words are not included in Acts, and provisions that are repealed or revoked are omitted. For a detailed list of the editorial conventions, see http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/ or Part 8 of the Tables of New Zealand Acts and Ordinances and Statutory Regulations and Deemed Regulations in Force.

5 List of amendments incorporated in this reprint (most recent first)
  • Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (2003 No 48): section 54(4)