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Medication Safety programme update

NEWS: 25 Jun 2014, Medication Safety

The Commission is planning a three-year medication safety improvement programme on high-risk medicines across primary and secondary care settings, with an initial focus on reducing harm from opioids (eg, morphine and oxycodone) in secondary care.

Measurement and Evaluation Project reports

PUBLICATION: 28 Apr 2014, Medication Safety

A significant piece of work was concluded in 2013 which focussed on measurement and evaluation across the medication safety programme.

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.

Consumer representation


This work stream aims to improve consumer participation at all levels – from strategic governance and policy, to direct care.

Call for contributions to Medication Safety Watch

NEWS: 16 Jul 2012, Medication Safety

The Medication Safety team would like to hear from people who wish to share information about medication safety initiatives or incidents in our quarterly bulletin Medication Safety Watch.

First issue of Medication Safety Watch Out Now

NEWS: 28 Feb 2012, Medication Safety

Includes information about medicine-related incidents, errors and adverse drug reactions, their implications and offers recommendations on how to improve medication safety

DVD on IT health solutions

NEWS: 24 Feb 2012, Medication Safety

This short DVD from the Health IT Cluster looks at how smart IT solutions are working at the front line of healthcare to support doctors, nurses and patients.

Establishment of new Medication Safety Expert Advisory Group

NEWS: 19 Aug 2011, Medication Safety

The Health Quality & Safety Commission, in collaboration with the National Health Board, is calling for expressions of interest from individuals who wish to be considered for appointment to the newly established Medication Safety Expert Advisory Group

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New medication safety pamphlets

NEWS: 29 Oct 2011, Medication Safety

These support the Commission’s Medication Safety programme by raising awareness of the importance of medicine reconciliation and the process involved in reconciling a patient’s medicines.