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New e-Incident management project kicks into action!

NEWS: 1 Sep 2014

Work has now commenced on a new electronic incident management system for South Island DHBs; a project which promises to improve patient safety outcomes and support a reduction in all types of risk for DHB patients, staff and visitors across the region.

Medication Safety Watch - Issue 9, February 2014

PUBLICATION: 19 Feb 2014, Medication Safety

Issue 9 of the Medication Safety Watch newsletter, a bulletin for all health professionals and health care managers working with medicines or patient safety.

ALERT: Transdermal patches

PUBLICATION: 26 Sep 2019, Medication Safety

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

COWs boosting patient safety

NEWS: 19 Jun 2013, Medication Safety

Health Minister Tony Ryall visited North Shore Hospital yesterday to see first-hand how hospital doctors and nurses prescribe and administer medication electronically using mobile computers.

April Falls 2013 national quiz

NEWS: 18 Apr 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is launching the inaugural April Falls quiz as part of ongoing activity for April Falls 2013.

NZ-developed Patientrack wins two awards

NEWS: 10 Mar 2011, Adverse Events

A small team of New Zealand and Australian medical specialists and entrepreneurs have won two British health services awards for their software package Patientrack.



Making sure health care providers have the latest information on high risk medicines.