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Kia āta kōwhiri Choosing Wisely

The Choosing Wisely campaign seeks to reduce harm from unnecessary and low-value tests and treatment.

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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest – Issue 94 online now

Te Tāhū Hauora Health Quality & Safety Commission
31 January 2019

Ngā ihirangi | In this issue

Whakapai i te kounga me te haumaru | Quality and safety improvement

  • Dave's story
  • Orders for Kia kōrero | Let’s talk advance care campaign resources

Whakaheke mōrearea | Reducing harm

  • New dosing guidelines for the treatment of paracetamol overdose and toxicity
  • 5 questions to ask about your medications – consumer safety poster available
  • More draft Frailty Care Guides available for testing
  • Blog: Māori health advancement – how can we do it?
  • Mental health and addiction tools and resources
  • Dispensing errors: Learning from the national primary care patient experience survey
  • Presentations and videos from Patient deterioration New Zealand: current state and future developments

Pūrongo me te whakamārama | Reporting and commentary

  • Maternal morbidity review toolkit for maternity services | Te kete arotake mate whakawhānau mō ngā ratonga whakawhānau
  • Evaluation of the early implementation of the national maternity early warning system
  • Guidelines for reporting on and talking about suicide in Aotearoa
  • New portal for quality and safety marker data
  • Survey finds nearly 70 percent of clinicians concerned about unnecessary medical interventions
  • Medical Council statement supports Choosing Wisely

Ngā hui huhua | Events

  • Upcoming events calendar
  • Serious illness conversation guide training
  • Continuing the conversation: A Choosing Wisely forum
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