Episode 17: Supporting clinicians to provide safe and quality health care


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In this episode Steve Morris interviews Dr Robert Herkes, Chief Medical Officer with the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care and past Director of Intensive Care at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney. They discuss the ways in which the Commission has been supporting clinicians during COVID-19 and touch on some of the important lessons learned as a result of the pandemic. They also discuss why medication safety has proved to be such a difficult challenge over the years, and invite listeners to hear more at an upcoming panel discussion at the virtual National Medicines Symposium (NMS) 2020 to be held on Monday 7 December. Further reading: The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care: www.safetyandquality.gov.au National Medicines Symposium (NMS) 2020: www.nps.org.au/nms2020 Other NPSmedicinewise podcasts: www.nps.org.au/podcast

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