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Unichem Fenwicks Pharmacy in Kaiapoi had it cracked when it came to winning the South Island section of a national competition judged by Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne.
An eye-grabbing display encouraging customers to ask questions to make full use of pharmacists’ expertise about medicines has won Greenlane Clinical Centre Pharmacy the North Island section in a national competition judged by Associate Health Minister Pet
Capital & Coast was one of the district health boards (DHBs) that used Let’s PLAN for better care pharmacy week to have a stall on behalf of reducing harm from high-risk medicines, the just-finished six-month focus of the Open for better care patient safe
The end of the Open for better care national patient safety campaign’s six-month focus on reducing harm from high-risk medicines is just the beginning for MidCentral District Health Board (DHB) – as it prepares for the start in May of its own year-long me
The end of March marks the end of the Open for better care campaign’s focus on reducing harm from high-risk medicines.
Dr Alan Davis and Catherine Gerard will be looking at how the Atlas of Healthcare Variation can be used to identify areas of wide variation and potential areas for quality improvement in community and secondary care use of opioids.
The final month of the campaign topic on high-risk medicines focuses on the safe use of opioids which will be continuing through the safe use of opioid collaborative.
The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Let’s PLAN for better care pharmacy week is a great opportunity for New Zealanders to discover how much they can learn about their medicines from their pharmacist, says Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne.
Taking control of your medicines to help stay on the right track with your health could be as simple as talking to a pharmacist, says the Health Quality & Safety Commission.
Harm from high-risk medicines can be reduced by putting interventions in place to address the reasons for an error occurring.