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Stay independent falls prevention toolkit for clinicians

10 Jul 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

The stay independent toolkit for clinicians comprises a booklet, a poster suitable for waiting room display and a consumer brochure which encourages older people to self-assess their falls risk and follow that with a conversation with their health profess

Learning from adverse events report 2016–17

24 Nov 2017, Adverse Events

This is the annual adverse events report published by the Health Quality & Safety Commission. The report covers adverse events reported by New Zealand's 20 district health boards (DHBs) and other providers.

ALERT: Transdermal patches

6 Jul 2017, Medication Safety

Purpose: To highlight the risks associated with the use of transdermal patches (both from the medicine and the delivery system).

Evaluation of the Advance Care Planning Programme

16 May 2017, Other Topics

The Health Quality & Safety Commission and Health Workforce New Zealand recently commissioned an independent evaluation of the advance care planning programme and training.