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WDHB standing right behind April Falls campaign

NEWS: 3 Apr 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

Preventing falls in the community and in hospital is everyone’s business. And that’s the message of the April Falls promotion getting underway today at Whanganui District Health Board (WDHB).

Electronic prescribing in action

NEWS: 22 Mar 2013, Medication Safety

Commission Chief Executive Dr Janice Wilson and National Programme Director eMedicines Anton Venter visited North Shore Hospital on 14 March 2013 to celebrate the implementation of electronic prescribing.

WDHB's head nurse welcomes care survey findings

NEWS: 13 Aug 2012, Other Topics

This media release from the Whanganui District Health Board shows how Wanganui Hospital is making good progress in seeking to understand how falls, pressure injuries, incontinence and malnutrition affect our population and how risks can be minimised.

Results of UK integrated care pilots

NEWS: 11 Jun 2012

These pilots explored different ways of providing integrated care to drive improvements in the quality and cost-effectiveness of patient care

NZ-developed Patientrack wins two awards

NEWS: 10 Mar 2011, Adverse Events

A small team of New Zealand and Australian medical specialists and entrepreneurs have won two British health services awards for their software package Patientrack.

Dr Janice Wilson on the quality and safety challenge

NEWS: 28 Apr 2011, Partners in Care

Dr Janice Wilson has been Chief Executive of the Commission since mid-February 2011. Prior to this, she was Deputy Director-General in the Population Health Directorate of the Ministry of Health. In her first public comment since taking up her new role, s