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Kōrero on over-diagnosis and over-treatment with Dr Peter Kuling

NEWS: 9 Apr 2019

A healthy 50-year-old man and father of three was symptom free but proceeded with a PSA test. The results were slightly high, so he went for a biopsy. During the biopsy he got an infection which caused a stroke due to a septic embolus, and he lost f

An evening with Dr Peter Kuling

EVENT: 18 Mar 2019, Health Quality & Safety Commission

The Council of Medical Colleges is hosting an evening with Choosing Wisely Canada advocate Dr Peter Kuling.

Campaign urges end of life planning

NEWS: 16 Apr 2014, Advance Care Planning

Christchurch father Peter Dixon, 56, who has chronic renal failure, talks about the peace of mind having an advance care plan has given him.

Wellington physiotherapist wins health leadership award

NEWS: 30 Aug 2017, Building Leadership & Capability

Wellington physiotherapist Tom Bond’s drive to introduce a monitoring tool for long-stay intensive care unit patients has won him a Commission Open for leadership award.

Preventing pressure injuries in New Zealand

NEWS: 21 Jan 2016, Other Topics

The Health Quality & Safety Commission, ACC and the Ministry of Health have released a report that looks at the economic and social harm caused by pressure injuries.

The social constructs of addiction

EVENT: 4 Jun 2015, Partners in Care

Changing Minds invites you to a free public panel discussion “Virtues or vices... the social constructs of addiction”.