PUBLICATION: 11 Jan 2018, ACP information for clinicians
PUBLICATION: 5 Apr 2018, Infection Prevention & Control
Dr Vineet Chopra MBBS, Associate Professor of Medicine and Research Scientist at the University of Michigan Health System, gave a presentation to district health boards on peripherally inserted central catheters on 21 March 2018 in Auckland.
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.
NEWS: 8 Mar 2018, Primary Care
Many elements combined make the Toiora exercise class for people with diabetes an excellent example of the Whakakotahi primary care improvement challenge in action.
NEWS: 25 Jan 2018, Health Quality & Safety Commission
The Council of Medical Colleges (CMC) is encouraging older people to talk to their doctor about whether they could take fewer medicines.
NEWS: 18 Jan 2018, Building Leadership & Capability
Leading a project to introduce ‘pop up’ training simulations at the Southern District Health Board (DHB) has earned emergency department registrar, Dr Layla Hehir, an Open for leadership award.
PUBLICATION: 16 Oct 2014, Medication Safety
This is the story of Peter Couper, who has had type 1 diabetes for more than 40 years.
PUBLICATION: 30 Nov 2017, Patient Deterioration
This workshop was a first step towards understanding current issues and developing a national approach for shared goals of care for New Zealand.
NEWS: 23 Nov 2017, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day
A huge thank you to everyone who supported Patient Safety Week 2017. The week, which was focused on medication safety, ran from 5 to 11 November and saw a record number of resources ordered.
PUBLICATION: 21 Nov 2017, Medication Safety
Presentations are now online from the regional medication safety workshops hosted by the Commission, in partnership with ACC and MedSafe, held between 30 October and 3 November 2017 in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington and Dunedin.
PUBLICATION: 9 Nov 2017, Medication Safety
The video supports a campaign being promoted by the Uppsala Monitoring Centre (UMC) in Sweden to advance the science of pharmacovigilance and inspire patient safety initiatives all over the world.
NEWS: 5 Nov 2017, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day
Over 22,000 New Zealanders aged 65 and over are taking a potentially dangerous combination of medicines that could seriously damage their kidneys
Dr Susan Wells writes about the importance of models such as the Model for Understanding Success in Quality (MUSIQ).
Dr Susan Wells reflects on the importance of strong primary care systems.