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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.

Topic 1:

  • outlines how a fall can be a life-changing event for an older person, impacting on their independence and wellbeing, with implications for their family/whānau and significant others
  • sets the scene for the 10 Topics and introduces the remaining nine topics
  • explains why the national falls programme aimed to prevent falls and reduce harm from falls at individual, health system and population levels by encouraging the implementation of effective interventions. 

Published: 27 Oct 2021 Modified: 31 Jan 2022