The first Choosing Wisely symposium to be held in New Zealand
will occur on 30 March 2017 at Te Papa Museum in Wellington. It is
aimed at doctors and all health professional groups and
administrative staff and policy makers interested in the
implementation of Choosing Wisely in New Zealand services
Registrations are now open for the event, which will feature
Choosing Wisely Canada chair and co-founder Professor Wendy
Levinson as a keynote speaker.
Choosing Wisely launched in New Zealand in December 2016. It
focuses on reducing the number of unnecessary tests, treatments and
procedures carried out on patients.
The campaign is being run by the Council of Medical Colleges, in
partnership with the Health Quality & Safety Commission and
Consumer. A number of other health professional organisations are
supporting the campaign.
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