These resources and information can help you implement a Choosing Wisely campaign in your organisation or service.

New Zealand Choosing Wisely Resources

1. Starter Kit for your Choosing Wisely campaign: an introduction to the Choosing Wisely concepts.

Starter Kit for your Choosing Wisely campaign

2. Developing Choosing Wisely Recommendations: to assist Colleges, societies and other organisations to develop a list of recommendations for the Choosing Wisely campaign.

Developing Recommendations

3. Implementing Choosing Wisely principles in a service: this guide is aimed at service delivery organisations, wanting to implement a Choosing Wisely programme, including Departments in DHBs and services in primary care.

Implementing Choose Wisely

4. Measuring the impact of Choosing Wisely: provides basic information and tools to help you develop and measure your Choosing Wisely interventions.

Measuring the Impact of Choosing Wisely Interventions

5. How to write up your Choosing Wisely project: how to record your successful implementation of a Choosing Wisely recommendation.

How to write up your Choosing Wisely

6. A Starter Kit for implementing Choosing Wisely in hospitals which has been prepared to assist smaller hospitals with the implementation of Choosing Wisely.

Starter Kit – Smaller Hospitals

7. Promoting shared decision making: for information and resources on shared decision making.

Promoting shared decision making

8. Communicating risk, a guide for health professionals: for information on risk and how to explain risk to consumers.

Communicating Risk

9. Behaviour change toolkit: options for the range of tools available to implement Choosing Wisely initiatives to change health professional behaviour.

Behaviour change toolkit

10. The High-Value Care Culture Survey (HVCCS) captures specific areas for targeted value-improvement interventions and provides a pathway for health system managers to address the underlying culture within hospital divisions, practices, and training programmes.

High-Value Care Culture Survey

11. A synopsis of Choosing Wisely literature: this is a list of Choosing Wisely references arranged by year and alphabetically by author.

Choosing Wisely Literature Synopsis

12. A combined list of all choosing wisely recommendations: this is a list of all New Zealand Choosing Wisely recommendations on tests, treatments, and procedures health professionals should question, in one list for easy reference.

Combined list of AU and NZ recommendations March 2020


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