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Using 'nudges' to co-design improvements in patient care

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.

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Whose fault is it anyway?


A patient story of preventable harm. Every now and then a personal story comes along to shock us. It forces us to shake our heads and demand an answer. It calls us to action.

Medication safety: Fatal prescription

NEWS: 27 Feb 2018, Medication Safety

A recently published article in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology highlights system issues contributing to medication errors.

New clinical lead for Medication Safety programme

NEWS: 22 Oct 2014, Medication Safety

The Commission is pleased to announce that Dr John Barnard, Clinical Director of Pharmacy and Consultant Anaesthetist at Waikato DHB, is the new clinical lead for the medication safety programme.

Update from the Medication Safety programme: August 2014

NEWS: 20 Aug 2014, Medication Safety

An update from the Commission's Medication Safety programme team about upcoming activities including the medication safety forum, the Open for better care campaign focus, the safe use of opioids collaborative and a new alert about metoprolol.

Medication Safety programme update

NEWS: 24 Jul 2014, Medication Safety

An update from the Commission's Medication Safety programme, covering the national medication safety forum, the Open campaign, safe use of opioids national collaborative, quality and safety markers and the departure of the clinical lead.