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Choosing Wisely means choosing equity

A paper published in the latest New Zealand Medical Journal (NZMJ 7 June 2019) says the Choosing Wisely campaign must ensure the message “more is not necessarily better” does not inadvertently worsen the under-treatment for Māori and other groups. Choosing Wisely is an international campaign that promotes a culture where low value and inappropriate clinical […]

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Equity and Choosing Wisely

Equity needs to be embedded across Choosing Wisely programme – Sue Crengle Associate Professor Sue Crengle says the Choosing Wisely approach has the potential to reduce, maintain or increase inequities – and deliberate consideration of equity is needed across all Choosing Wisely activities. “We need to consider unintended consequences all the time and use available […]

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New list of recommendations launched

The New Zealand Microbiology Network consists of over 30 representatives from diagnostic and public health laboratories in New Zealand. The majority of the members are clinical microbiologists. The New Zealand Microbiology Network

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