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$18 million extra to help mothers with post natal depression

NEWS: 29 May 2013, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

Media release from Hon Tony Ryall for Budget 2013: The Government is making a substantial investment in resources to help new mothers suffering with post natal depression and other mental illnesses.

Health literacy literature review

NEWS: 11 Apr 2013, Partners in Care

This literature review provides an overview of evidence-based health literacy education, training tools and resources for health professionals available in New Zealand and overseas.

No helmet, no bike

NEWS: 23 Aug 2012, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

NO helmet, no bike. This is the safety message Safekids New Zealand wants parents and caregivers to tell their bicycle-riding children.

Revised national medication charts available

NEWS: 12 Jul 2012, Medication Safety

The revised charts, incorporating feedback from DHBs, paediatric consultation and the pilot of the long stay chart, will be available this month.



Partners in Care is a six- to eight-month programme brought to you by the Health Quality & Safety Commission with a focus on consumer engagement, using the National Health Service Institute’s Experience-Based Design programme.

Introduction of a standardised medication chart

NEWS: 17 Jan 2011, Medication Safety

Beth Loe, National Co-ordinator on the District Health Boards New Zealand Safe and Quality Use of Medicines Group, is co-ordinating the design of a standardised medication chart for adult medication and surgical inpatients to be introduced nationally.

Making New Zealand Hospitals Safer

NEWS: 17 Nov 2010, Adverse Events

The Commission has released the 2009/2010 report of serious and sentinel events across the country’s District Health Boards (DHBs).