About Safe Staffing Healthy Workplaces

E pā ana ki ngā tikanga haumaru, ā-kaimahi, ā-wāhi hoki

Safe Staffing Healthy Workplaces (SSHW)

Tikanga haumaru, ā-kaimahi, ā-wāhi hoki

Our Vision: A health sector which uses evidence to resource equitable, quality healthcare.

We will provide effective kaitiaki of the CCDM approach for safely staffing the nursing, midwifery, and allied health services.

Why we need Safe Staffing Healthy Workplaces

Nā te aha e hiahia ai ngā tikanga haumaru?

• Acuity of the population receiving health services is continuing to increase
• Health staff, in parts of the sector, continue to report dissatisfaction with workplace culture and workloads
• Patients continue to suffer avoidable harm from adverse events
• Average age of the workforce is increasing
• Organisations need to operate within the available funding
• To create and sustain quality and safety

Our Strategic Pillars

Our Approach to Safe Staffing Healthy Workplaces in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Tō mātau huarahi hai tiaki i ngā tikanga haumaru ā -kaimahi, ā-wāhi hoki ki ngā wāhi mahi ki Aotearoa.

Our mission is to be the trusted independent experts, working in partnership, to provide advice and consultancy that positively impacts outcomes for patients, staff and organisations.



We bring skills and knowledge to develop credible approaches on safe staffing and healthy workplaces.



We bring objectivity and impartiality based on evidence on safe staffing.



We add value to the partnership through brokering useful collaboration and innovation.



We will collaborate to advance the equity, effectiveness and efficiency of service provision across the health and disability sector.

Aspiration | Courage | Professionalism | Integrity

Wawata | Maia | Tautika | Ngākau pono