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Kōrero on over-diagnosis and over-treatment with Dr Peter Kuling

9 Apr 2019

A healthy 50-year-old man and father of three was symptom free but proceeded with a PSA test. The results were slightly high, so he went for a biopsy. During the biopsy he got an infection which caused a stroke due to a septic embolus, and he lost f

Reducing trauma deaths focus of new partnership

9 Apr 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is partnering with ACC and the Major Trauma National Clinical Network, with a focus on reducing trauma deaths. The main cause of major trauma is road traffic crashes and falls, followed by assaults.

Family Violence Death Review Committee farewells David White

21 Mar 2019, Family Violence Death Review Committee

The Family Violence Death Review Committee (FVDRC) today farewelled departing member David White as he passed through Wellington on his national campaign to raise awareness of family violence and discuss ways of addressing it.

An evening with Dr Peter Kuling

18 Mar 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission

The Council of Medical Colleges is hosting an evening with Choosing Wisely Canada advocate Dr Peter Kuling.