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Webinar: Caring for complex older people

PUBLICATION: 27 May 2020, Aged Residential Care

Recording of a webinar presented by Dr Michal Boyd in association with Mobile Health: 'Caring for complex older people: tips, tricks and tales from the trenches'.

What would you like me to do if your heart stops?

NEWS: 21 Apr 2020, ACP information for consumers

Most of us can only imagine what having someone die in front of us would be like, but it’s part of the job for Wellington paramedic, Sean Thompson.

Quality improvement

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Quality improvement tools useful for health care professionals working through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tall Man lettering list review underway

NEWS: 7 Nov 2019, Medication Safety

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is reviewing the current Tall Man lettering list and encourages health professionals to submit names of confusing medicine pairs not already on the list, by Friday 15 November 2019.

Bias in health care can lead to poor outcomes

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Wiki Haumaru Tūroro | Patient Safety Week 2019 focuses on understanding bias in health care. In this blog, Josie* shares her story, including the unconscious bias she has faced as...

The voice of whānau: communication is the most important thing

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In 1997 Courtenay’s five-month-old daughter contracted pneumococcal meningitis and ever since has lived with cerebral palsy, epilepsy, hydrocephalus, spastic quadriplegia and scoliosis. In 2012 Courtenay’s two-year-old son was diagnosed with autism.