The National Medication Safety Programme aims to greatly reduce the number of New Zealanders harmed each year by medication errors in our hospitals, general practices, aged care facilities and across the entire health and disability sector.

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Take and Tell (patient safety video)

9 Nov 2017, Medication Safety

The video supports a campaign being promoted by the Uppsala Monitoring Centre (UMC) in Sweden to advance the science of pharmacovigilance and inspire patient safety initiatives all over the world.

New look WHO Patient Safety website

6 Sep 2017, Medication Safety

The Patient Safety and Risk Management unit at WHO HQ in Geneva has recently re-launched its Patient Safety website.

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