NEWS: 3 Nov 2020, Medication Safety
From 2 to 6 November 2020, medicines regulators around the globe will be joining forces to launch a social media campaign that raises awareness of adverse drug reactions. The theme for 2020 is ‘Your report matters’.
NEWS: 5 Jun 2020, Medication Safety
The NZPhvC encourages you to report any COVID-19 related medication errors, particular challenges or situations that could lead to errors and any ideas on what measures should be put in place to mitigate errors in the future.
NEWS: 13 Dec 2019, Partners in Care
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is piloting a new consumer engagement quality and safety marker in four district health boards from December 2019.
PUBLICATION: 22 Oct 2019, Building Leadership & Capability
Presentations from the Health Quality & Safety Commission's 2019 Quality Improvement Scientific Symposium.
NEWS: 8 Aug 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 18 July to 7 August 2019 is now available online.
PUBLICATION: 23 Jul 2019, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
A review of what is known about medication safety within mental health.
NEWS: 29 Apr 2019, Medication Safety
A review and update of the standard batch sheets for oral liquid formulations compounded in New Zealand (NZ standard oral formulations or NZSOF) has been completed.
NEWS: 24 Apr 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The latest issue of the Health Quality & Safety Commission's e-digest for the period of 5–24 April 2019 is now available online.
NEWS: 22 Jan 2019, Health Quality Intelligence
The Commission has developed a new online portal to make it easier for district health boards (DHBs) to submit data for its quality and safety markers (QSMs).
NEWS: 7 Dec 2018, Adverse Events
The latest Learning from adverse events report shows health providers in New Zealand are continuing to develop and improve their systems for reporting, reviewing and learning from adverse events.
NEWS: 28 Nov 2018, Partners in Care
The Partners in Care and medication safety teams have been working with Ogilvy, to develop low-cost interventions called 'nudges' to improve the lower-scoring areas of the national adult inpatient experience survey.
NEWS: 20 Jul 2018, Medication Safety
A reminder for patients, their whānau and health professionals