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Te Pū rauemi KOWHEORI-19 COVID-19 resource hub

Support for people working in health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find information about how you can support yourselves and others, including consumers, teams and colleagues which complements and aligns with Ministry of Health resources.

Kia āta kōwhiri Choosing Wisely

The Choosing Wisely campaign seeks to reduce harm from unnecessary and low-value tests and treatment.

Leadership group

The Health Quality & Safety Commission leads this programme, with funding from health districts.

Te Whatu Ora Waikato clinical services director, Dr Rees Tapsell (Te Arawa), chairs the programme’s sector leadership group.

The programme’s clinical lead is Te Whatu Ora Counties Manukau clinical lead integrated care mental health and addictions, Dr Clive Bensemann.

Wi Keelan (Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāpuhi) is kaumātua and clinical advisor for the programme, and Arana Pearson the consumer and family engagement advisor.

Published: 18 Oct 2021 Modified: 22 Mar 2023