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New communication skills online course for clinicians

NEWS: 14 Sep 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission

A new online course is available to help clinicians develop skills for communicating effectively with patients about the risks and benefits of treatment options, and for enhancing skills in shared decision-making.

Reshaping the rules at Hutt Valley DHB

NEWS: 24 Jul 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission

Staff at Hutt Valley District Health Board (DHB) are being encouraged to speak up if they think an aspect of patient care isn’t working, or is unnecessary, and suggest a better approach.

Subscribe to the Choosing Wisely newsletter

NEWS: 27 Jun 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission

Introduced in 2016, Choosing Wisely encourages health professionals to talk with patients about unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures; and patients to discuss with their health professional whether they really need a particular intervention.

BelindaLoring Jun 2018
Resources to help patients choose wisely

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Dr Belinda Loring is medical advisor for the Choosing Wisely campaign. She discusses the patient resources available to promote campaign messages, and the evidence for their effectiveness.

Encouraging doctors to question key to Choosing Wisely success

NEWS: 2 May 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission

The Commission is a partner in the Council of Medical College’s Choosing Wisely campaign. The campaign encourages health professionals to question current practice and to talk to patients about the potential risks and benefits of undergoing tests...

New study finds unnecessary health tests and procedures waste millions

NEWS: 22 Feb 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission

The Council of Medical Colleges says a new study that found hundreds of thousands of patients in the US state of Washington received unnecessary tests, procedures and treatments is further endorsement of New Zealand’s Choosing Wisely campaign.

Choosing Wisely workshop

EVENT: 2 Mar 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission

Putting theory into practice: for those already using Choosing Wisely in their practice and want to learn more, and also those who would like to but don’t quite know where to start.

Choosing Wisely forum announced

NEWS: 14 Dec 2017, Health Quality & Safety Commission

The Council of Medical Colleges is running a forum in Wellington for those already using Choosing Wisely in their practice, and those who would like to but don’t quite know where to start.

Choosing Wisely - Implementation Symposium

EVENT: 30 Mar 2017

The symposium is aimed at doctors and all health professional groups and administrative staff and policy makers interested in the implementation of Choosing Wisely in New Zealand services.