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Posted 2 Dec 2014 in Open for better care

Issue 14 of the Open for better care e-newsletter is now available online. 

  • Webinar on identifying harm and errors
  • Identify and mitigate error and harm – high-risk medicines
  • 'One step' activities to improve medication safety
  • December focus on identifying and mitigating harm from high-risk medicines
  • Presentations from the Medication Safety Forum
  • Winner of Patient Safety Week limerick competition announced
  • DHB initiatives help make Patient Safety Week a success
  • New Zealanders urged to go easy on use of antibiotics
  • Patients surveyed on their experience of hospital
  • Consumer advocate influences health of older people
  • New consumer engagement resource in development
  • Preventing venous thromboembolism at Lakes DHB
  • Safe use of opioids collaborative learning sessions
  • CSC and Medtech collaborate on health care logistics innovation in New Zealand
  • Falls prevention tailored to suit individual residents.

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