Quality Use of Medicines activities in New Zealand hospitals from 2000 to 2002.

@article{Tordoff2005QualityUO,
  title={Quality Use of Medicines activities in New Zealand hospitals from 2000 to 2002.},
  author={June Tordoff and Pauline Norris and Julia Kennedy and David M. Reith},
  journal={The New Zealand medical journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={118 1208},
  pages={U1259}
}
AIMS To review current activities promoting Quality Use of Medicines (QUM) in New Zealand hospitals in 2000-2002, and to identify attitudes to possible centralisation of activities. METHOD Questionnaire-based cross-sectional survey of 30 New Zealand public hospitals. Respondents were chief pharmacists in all hospitals employing at least one pharmacist. RESULTS Twenty-nine hospitals (96.7%) responded; 3 were linked to a tertiary hospital for QUM activities. From the 26 independent hospitals… CONTINUE READING