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National Medication Chart - Change Register

NEWS: 26 Aug 2011, Medication Safety

The change register is a facility for DHBs to provide feedback about the design of the national medication chart (NMC) so that future versions of the NMC reflect clinical practice and requirements including safety features.

Report looks at deadly impacts of alcohol on children and young people

NEWS: 7 Sep 2011, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

A new report highlights the strong contribution of alcohol to the dramatic increase in the rate of death by injury after the age of fifteen, with many young people becoming victims of their own drinking or the drinking of others.

Health Literacy and Medication Safety - report to HQSC

MEDIA RELEASE: 2 Nov 2011, Partners in Care

The New Zealand Guidelines Group has developed the attached report to the Health Quality & Safety Commission: Health Literacy and Medication Safety - Environmental scan of tools, resources, systems, repositories, processes and personnel.

Making New Zealand Hospitals Safer

NEWS: 17 Nov 2010, Adverse Events

The Commission has released the 2009/2010 report of serious and sentinel events across the country’s District Health Boards (DHBs).

RNZCGP Annual Quality Symposium

EVENT: 10 Feb 2012

The symposium is the annual opportunity for sector discussion on current trends and emerging quality issues in general practice and primary care.

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Directory of consumer organisations

NEWS: 2 Dec 2011, Partners in Care

On behalf of the sector, the Commission has developed a directory of consumer organisations, groups and individuals in the health and disability sector.

New Chair for Family Violence Death Review Committee

NEWS: 4 Dec 2011, Family Violence Death Review Committee

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is delighted to announce that Associate Professor of Law Julia Tolmie is to head the Family Violence Death Review Committee (FVDRC) from 1 December.