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Join the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Dr Chris Walsh (Director, Partners in Care) as well as patients and community pharmacists to discuss how partnering with patients and whānau reduces harm from high-risk medicines.
The recording of the high-risk medicines webinar 'Identify harm and errors' is available online now.
Consumer resource Let’s PLAN for better care is proving a hit with staff and patients at Taranaki District Health Board (DHB).
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is pleased to announce that it will be revisiting reducing harm from falls as the fifth topic of the Open for better care campaign from April to September 2015.
February 22 to 28 will be Let’s PLAN pharmacy week. The week is about encouraging people to learn more about their medicines by talking to their pharmacists, or taking away information. The overall aim is to improve health literacy and reduce harm from hi
Leading into the summer holiday season the spotlight of the Open for better care campaign remains firmly focused on medication safety, and high-risk medicines in particular.
Taranaki Base Hospital is encouraging patients to work with professionals to achieve better health.
A new video has been released showcasing some of the different ways in which Canterbury DHB and other South Island DHBs are continuing to improve patient safety through their support of the Open for better care campaign.
Issue 14 of the Open for better care e-newsletter is now available online.
The Health Quality & Safety Commission has published two in a series of ‘one step’ activities designed to help clinicians identify risks and change systems and practices relating to high-risk medicines.