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Catherine Keenan: Health literacy in action

PUBLICATION: 25 Oct 2013, Partners in Care

Catherine Keenan, owner of Vivian Pharmacy in New Plymouth, talks about participation in the health literacy medication safety demonstration project.

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Medication Safety Watch - Issue 7, August 2013

PUBLICATION: 8 Aug 2013, Medication Safety

Issue 7 of the Medication Safety Watch newsletter, a bulletin for all health professionals and health care managers working with medicines or patient safety.

COWs boosting patient safety

NEWS: 19 Jun 2013, Medication Safety

Health Minister Tony Ryall visited North Shore Hospital yesterday to see first-hand how hospital doctors and nurses prescribe and administer medication electronically using mobile computers.

First DHB signs pledge to improve patient safety

NEWS: 22 May 2013

Tairawhiti District Health’s decision to become the first district health board in New Zealand to sign a certificate pledging support for the new national patient safety campaign has been welcomed by Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew.

New Zealand Tall Man lettering list

NEWS: 13 May 2013, Medication Safety

Work on the Tall Man lettering list has started. Over 280 pairs of confusable medicines names have been submitted by health professionals and organisations in New Zealand for review.

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May 2013 'Medication Safety Watch' out now

NEWS: 10 May 2013, Medication Safety

The May 2013 edition of the Medication Safety Watch is now available. This bulletin is for health professionals and health care managers working with medicines or patient safety.

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Medication Safety Watch - Issue 6, May 2013

PUBLICATION: 10 May 2013, Medication Safety

Issue 6 of the Medication Safety Watch newsletter, a bulletin for all health professionals and health care managers working with medicines or patient safety.

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.