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Pain-relieving medicines for acute pain – information for patients

PUBLICATION: 19 May 2020, Medication Safety

The Health Quality & Safety Commission, Choosing Wisely and the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists have developed an information leaflet to help patients, caregivers and whānau use opioid medicines safely, to manage non-cancer pain.

Victory Square Pharmacy wins health innovation award

NEWS: 17 Apr 2020, Primary Care

Congratulations to Nelson’s Victory Square Pharmacy. Its Whakakotahi quality improvement project to improve the physical health of people on opioid substitution treatment won the He Tangata/The People – team work with consumer engagement – award.

Whakakotahi 2019 shortlist announced

NEWS: 10 Dec 2018, Primary Care

The shortlist of projects for the third round of Whakakotahi, the Commission’s initiative to develop quality improvement capability in primary care, has been announced.

Opioid implementation package

PUBLICATION: 31 Aug 2018, Medication Safety

This package outlines the next steps and what the options are to make a significant difference in opioid-induced adverse drug events.

Analgesic use for chronic pain

PUBLICATION: 27 Apr 2018, Medication Safety

Chronic pain should be carefully evaluated to decide which analgesic (pain reliever) is appropriate.