This policy is no longer active and has been replaced by our new standing orders policy which is aligned with local recommendation.
Quality Improvement Plan 2014-2016
Current Quality Improvement Activity:
Maori Health Plan
Policy Code: A1.8-2
Provisional Date: 31/05/2010
Date Approved: 11/02/2011
At Sumner Health Centre, we take your privacy very seriously. This is information you need to know about our forms and how your data is transmitted to us.
We use specially comissioned custom forms that do not store any data about you on our website, but the content of the form is sent by email.
About our Interaction with Insurance Companies, Immigration New Zealand and ACC
The interaction that we have with insurers, including ACC and INZ, is quite different from that which we have with you as our patients.
Tell us about the money...
The funding of General Practice services is quite dense and can be difficult to follow, even if you are working in the business.
You Can Have Confidence in Us
You need to be confident that when we give you advice, it is given with your interests at heart rather than any other.
In order to assure this, we comply fully with and actively endorse the New Zealand Medical Council's statement on Doctors and Health Related Commercial Organisations.
The provisions are essentially:
Visiting Bag Check Policy
To ensure that the visiting bags kept by the practice contain appropriate equipment, that that equipment is properly maintained and that any medication carried is appropriate and in date.
Telephone Triage Policy
Policy Code:POL 7
To ensure all clients contacting the surgery are given appropriate care and advice.
Significant Event Management Policy
Code: POL 6
To codify the management of significant events in the practice with a view to: