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How to use an article about quality improvement

20 Jan 2012, Medication Safety

Quality improvement attempts to change clinician behaviour and, through these changes, lead to improved patient outcomes. The methodological quality of studies evaluating the effectiveness of quality improvement interventions is frequently low.

Safety Signal: Changes to the labelling of Bicillin LA®

13 Mar 2019, Medication Safety

Following international practice, the name and strength description for Bicillin LA® has been changed. The expression of the name will now be benzathine benzylpenicillin tetrahydrate. The expression of product strength will now be 1,200,000 units/2.3 mL.

Clinician story: Partners in diabetes care

14 Jan 2015, Medication Safety

This clinician story from a former Clinical Nurse Manager for Diabetes Services at Northland District Health Board, advocates for empowering patients to realise they have a real ability to influence their own health.

John's story: Managing warfarin safely

7 Nov 2014, Medication Safety

Hear John Smith tell his story of how he became seriously ill after taking warfarin and what has changed in the management of his warfarin as a result.