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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 8:

  • provides an overview of medicines associated with an increased risk of falling or falls-related harm
  • looks at how reducing or changing the use of the medicines can reduce falls
  • includes required readings on:
    • general considerations in managing medicines in older people 
    • stopping medicines as part of medicines optimisation review and modification.

Published: 27 Oct 2021 Modified: 3 Jun 2022