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Let's talk Patient Safety Week 2016

NEWS: 10 Jun 2016, Patient Safety Week

Patient Safety Week 2016 will run from Sunday 30 October to Saturday 5 November 2016. The Commission has worked with a sector group, including quality and risk managers, consumers and representatives from primary care to develop the approach.

Let’s PLAN health literacy tool supporting Work and Income clients

NEWS: 11 Mar 2016, Partners in Care

The Commission’s Let’s PLAN for better care health literacy tool is being used by the Ministry of Social Development’s Work and Income case managers in Hawke’s Bay and Tairawhiti to help their clients make the most of their visits to their GP and other he

Capital & Coast spreads the word about medication safety

NEWS: 2 Apr 2015, Medication

Capital & Coast was one of the district health boards (DHBs) that used Let’s PLAN for better care pharmacy week to have a stall on behalf of reducing harm from high-risk medicines, the just-finished six-month focus of the Open for better care patient safe

Let’s PLAN pharmacy week proves popular

NEWS: 31 Mar 2015, Open for better care

The inaugural Let’s PLAN pharmacy week ran from 22 to 28 February 2015 and had great support from community and hospital pharmacies around the country.

Pharmacists key to safe use of medicines

NEWS: 20 Feb 2015, Medication

The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Let’s PLAN for better care pharmacy week is a great opportunity for New Zealanders to discover how much they can learn about their medicines from their pharmacist, says Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne.

Let’s PLAN has it covered

NEWS: 18 Dec 2014, Patient Safety Week

Consumer resource Let’s PLAN for better care is proving a hit with staff and patients at Taranaki District Health Board (DHB).

Let’s PLAN pharmacy week

NEWS: 17 Dec 2014, Open for better care

February 22 to 28 will be Let’s PLAN pharmacy week. The week is about encouraging people to learn more about their medicines by talking to their pharmacists, or taking away information. The overall aim is to improve health literacy and reduce harm from hi

DHB initiatives help make Patient Safety Week a success

NEWS: 18 Nov 2014, Patient Safety Week

Identifying hazards in a mock lounge, 400 staff wearing 100 T-shirts, and a whole lot of elephants – these were just some of the district health board-inspired initiatives that helped make the inaugural Patient Safety Week a success.

How to best prepare for your GP appointment

NEWS: 12 Nov 2014, Patient Safety Week

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has developed a new resource to help patients prepare for doctor appointments and find out more about their medicine at pharmacies.