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med safety watch nov 12
November 'Medication Safety Watch' out now

NEWS: 12 Nov 2012, Medication Safety

The November issue of the Medication Safety Watch bulletin is out now. The bulletin is for all health professionals and health care managers working with medicines or patient safety.

NMC Change Poster
National medication chart – review and design changes

NEWS: 27 Aug 2012, Medication Safety

The national medication chart has been reviewed and design changes made with the aim of balancing the needs of all clinicians and patient populations. Posters showing these changes are being sent out on Friday 31 August.

Call for contributions to Medication Safety Watch

NEWS: 16 Jul 2012, Medication Safety

The Medication Safety team would like to hear from people who wish to share information about medication safety initiatives or incidents in our quarterly bulletin Medication Safety Watch.

First issue of Medication Safety Watch Out Now

NEWS: 28 Feb 2012, Medication Safety

Includes information about medicine-related incidents, errors and adverse drug reactions, their implications and offers recommendations on how to improve medication safety

DVD on IT health solutions

NEWS: 24 Feb 2012, Medication Safety

This short DVD from the Health IT Cluster looks at how smart IT solutions are working at the front line of healthcare to support doctors, nurses and patients.

Patient safety key to health systems

PUBLICATION: 20 Jan 2012, Medication Safety

Professor Alan Merry, Chair of the Health Quality & Safety Commission, writes how increasing the involvement of pharmacists in managing patients' medications is one of the most cost-effective ways to improve medication safety.

Medication Safety Factsheet

PUBLICATION: 20 Jan 2012, Medication Safety

Reducing medication errors is the focus of a factsheet released today by the Health Quality & Safety Commission.