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Te Pū rauemi KOWHEORI-19 COVID-19 resource hub

Support for people working in health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find information about how you can support yourselves and others, including consumers, teams and colleagues which complements and aligns with Ministry of Health resources.

Kia āta kōwhiri Choosing Wisely

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

Safety issues highlight safety concerns about a medicine to the sector. The signals are prompted by adverse events that have happened in New Zealand. Actions are suggested that could reduce the risk of the same event occurring again.

All our current Safety Signals are available here.

Please note: since issuing the Oral Metoprolol Safety Signal, an ALERT was issued for administering Metoprolol. Read the ALERT here.

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Published: 28 Oct 2021 Modified: 31 Jan 2022