News & events

Electronic prescribing in action

22 Mar 2013, Medication Safety

Commission Chief Executive Dr Janice Wilson and National Programme Director eMedicines Anton Venter visited North Shore Hospital on 14 March 2013 to celebrate the implementation of electronic prescribing.

med safety watch nov 12
November 'Medication Safety Watch' out now

12 Nov 2012, Medication Safety

The November issue of the Medication Safety Watch bulletin is out now. The bulletin is for all health professionals and health care managers working with medicines or patient safety.

NMC Change Poster
National medication chart – review and design changes

27 Aug 2012, Medication Safety

The national medication chart has been reviewed and design changes made with the aim of balancing the needs of all clinicians and patient populations. Posters showing these changes are being sent out on Friday 31 August.

New Zealand Formulary launched

24 Jul 2012, Medication Safety

Around 130 key stakeholders and health professionals gathered in Wellington on 19 July to celebrate the launch of the New Zealand Formulary with the Hon. Peter Dunne, Associate Minister of Health.

Call for contributions to Medication Safety Watch

16 Jul 2012, Medication Safety

The Medication Safety team would like to hear from people who wish to share information about medication safety initiatives or incidents in our quarterly bulletin Medication Safety Watch.