August 'Medication Safety Watch' out now

9 Aug 2012 | Medication Safety

The August edition of the Medication Safety Watch is now available. This bulletin is for health professionals and health care managers working with medicines or patient safety. It contains information about medicine-related incidents, errors and adverse drug reactions and offers recommendations on how to improve medication safety.

This issue contains information on the following topics:

  • medicine nomenclature change increases risk of errors
  • link between use of abbreviations and medication error
  • New Zealand Formulary launched
  • ACC medication safety case studies

Click the link below to go to a downloadable pdf of the Medication Safety Watch.

Last updated 04/02/2013