Publications

Pacific Fisheries Evaluation

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) commissioned an evaluation of the New Zealand Aid Programme’s fisheries investments in the Pacific from 2003 to 2010. The evaluation assessed what the impacts have been and whether the investments achieved their stated objectives. It also provided advice and recommendations on what has worked well and what

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Medication Safety Programme – Measurement and Evaluation

A significant piece of work was concluded in 2013 which focussed on measurement and evaluation across the New Zealand medication safety programme, with an emphasis on the electronic medicines management (eMM) initiatives, a partnership between the New Zealand Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission) and the National Health IT Board. The project was independently

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Review of Health Services on the East Coast

The three boards of Tairawhiti District Health (as the funder of Ng?ti Porou Hauora services), Ngati Porou Hauora (NPH, as the provider of health services) and TRONPnui (as the parent company for NPH) commissioned the review with the view to identify options for sustainable models of care that meet the unique needs of communities on

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Production Modelling Tool

This production modelling tool has been developed by Sapere experts for use with medical practices to assess the impact (financially and for staffing levels) from merging business, making changes to models of care and relocation to new facilities. [embeddoc url=”https://www.srgexpert.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Patient-Portals-Financial-Modelling-Tool.xlsx” download=”all” viewer=”microsoft”]

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Evaluation of the Urgent Community Care Pilots

Sapere was asked to evaluate two pilot ambulance projects being trialled by St John and Wellington Free Ambulance in the Horowhenua and Kapiti.  The Urgent Community Care service involved highly skilled paramedics attending emergency incidents with the intention of treating patients at the scene and supporting the patient into community-based care.

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Comparison of New Zealand and Canterbury population level measures

Tom Love, Principal at Sapere, was asked by Canterbury DHB to do a comparative analysis of its hospital inpatient trends against the rest of New Zealand over the period 2006/07 to 2011/12. The goal was to inform a report by the King’s Fund on progress in integrating services in the Canterbury health system. The overall

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Review of Competition in the Retail Electricity and Natural Gas Markets in New South Wales

Kieran Murray, Nives Matosin and Eli Hefter of Sapere were asked by the Australian Energy Market Commission to conduct a series of interviews as part of a review of competition in the retail electricity and gas markets. Those interviewed included the NSW electricity and gas retailers, the Energy Retailers Association of Australia and the Energy

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Assessment of the implementation of the Productive Ward and Productive Operating Theatre programmes in New Zealand

David Moore and Gary Blick were asked by the Health Quality & Safety Commission to evaluate the implementation and impacts of two service quality improvement programmes in public hospitals in New Zealand. They partnered with two experts from Nottingham with experience of the Productive Ward and the Productive Operating Theatre within the NHS. The evaluation

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Using Subjective Well-being in Policy

This paper provides a background on subjective well-being (SWB) and provides guidelines for how and why well-being measures should be used in public policy. It includes case studies of the application of well-being measurement to policies and programs as well as Australian data sources for well-being measurement.

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Economic Impacts of Opotiki Harbour Development

Sally Wyatt, Senior Managing Economist, investigates the economic impacts of a wharf and harbour development on the Opotiki and Whakatane districts and more broadly, on New Zealand. The wharf and harbour are being developed to allow for a large scale aquaculture farm. The global aquaculture industry is estimated as one of the world’s fastest growing

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