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.

Featured news or publications

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.

Programme related news

Medication safety: Fatal prescription

27 Feb 2018, Medication Safety

A recently published article in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology highlights system issues contributing to medication errors.