A new study from the University of Auckland examined ethnic variation in the quality use of medicines between Māori and non-Māori older adult populations. Simon Maude from New Zealand Doctor Rata Aotearoa spoke to the study's lead author Joanna Hikaka and investigated the impact of this research.
From The Team
We are pleased to be providing educational content to the New Zealand Nurses Organisation for publication in Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand. Our first contribution, "How to change lives: Prescribing equity through better use of medicines", appears in the February issue of Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand and is part of a course endorsed by CNA(NZ) for 1.5 hours of professional development.
To complete the course, click here to go to ELearning.
EPiC, a free dashboard built for GPs interested in improving their practice with respect to equitable prescribing of funded medicines, is now available
To sign up to EPiC, simply click here to begin the two-step sign up process.
If you are a GP practising in New Zealand and would like to use a data analytics tool that can help you assess your prescribing with respect to type-2 diabetes, and allow you to compare your prescribing behaviour to your peers, then sign up now. To sign up to EPiC, simply click here to begin the two-step sign up process.
We are excited to bring you this new programme aimed at improving medicine access equity for the people of Aotearoa New Zealand; giving clinicians the opportunity to reflect on practice and purpose