NEWS: 12 Nov 2020, Health Quality & Safety Commission
Annually Choosing Wisely holds an international round table for up to two delegates for each Choosing Wisely country to share experiences and plan strategies.
NEWS: 20 Oct 2020, Infection Prevention & Control
It’s International Infection Prevention Week 2020 and the Health Quality & Safety Commission and the Choosing Wisely campaign are sending a reminder that the responsible use of antibiotics is critical to people’s health.
NEWS: 2 Jul 2020, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 11 June–1 July 2020 is now available online.
NEWS: 29 Aug 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
Southern District Health Board recently joined other district health boards (DHBs) in formally introducing the Choosing Wisely approach. Choosing Wisely encourages consumers and health professionals to discuss whether a particular test, treatment...
NEWS: 17 May 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
Associate Professor Sue Crengle says the Choosing Wisely approach has the potential to reduce, maintain or increase inequities – and deliberate consideration of equity is needed across all Choosing Wisely activities.
NEWS: 30 Apr 2019, Health Quality Intelligence
New data shows 49 percent of those who visited their GP in 2017 were dispensed at least one antibiotic.The data is part of the new Atlas of Healthcare Variation on community use of antibiotics released by the Health Quality & Safety Commission.