Health Quality & Safety Commission | Medication Safety

The National Medication Safety Programme aims to greatly reduce the number of New Zealanders harmed each year by medication errors in our hospitals, general practices, aged care facilities and across the entire health and disability sector.

"We aim to reduce the harm caused by medication errors and make sure the right people, get the right medicine, in the right dose, at the right time and by the right route."

Carmela Petagna, Senior Portfolio Manager, Medication Safety Programme

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