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From PES to PDSA – Workbook: Using adult hospital inpatient experience survey data for quality improvement

22 Mar 2023

This workbook is designed to help you use data from the Aotearoa New Zealand adult hospital inpatient experience survey to conduct quality improvement initiatives and track the progress of these initiatives. This will support your implementation of the code of expectations for health entities’ engagement with consumers and whānau.

We show you how to engage with your data in the patient experience survey reporting portal and use this to undertake a plan–do–study–act (PDSA) cycle. We break down the PDSA cycle into well-defined steps so you can streamline quality improvement activities within your organisation. We include a worksheet at the end, which takes you through an example of how to find your improvement opportunity from your survey data in the reporting portal.