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Patient Safety

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NPA: Pandemic could be behind drop in safety reports

The pandemic has seen a “marked decrease” in independents reporting safety incidents, the NPA has warned.

MHRA launches Covid-19 Yellow Card reporting site

The MHRA has launched a new Yellow Card reporting site specifically for Covid-19 healthcare products.

Evidence lacking for hub & spoke says NPA

There is little existing evidence that hub and spoke saves money or improves patient safety, the NPA claimed.

GPhC cracks down on 12 online pharmacies

The General Pharmaceutical Council’s clampdown on rogue online pharmacies appears to be gathering pace.

Pharmacy safety organisation targets LASA errors

The Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Group cites reducing look alike, sound alike errors as one of its top priorities for 2020.

Legal defence for dispensing errors improving patient safety, survey finds

Pharmacy teams are less afraid of reporting dispensing errors since the legal defence was introduced, a new survey suggests.

Patient safety resources launched to support PQS

The Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Group and PSNC release two pharmacy quality scheme resources. 

‘Notable number’ of DOAC dispensing errors reported

Dispensing errors involving direct oral anticoagulants are highlighted in Medication Safety Officer’s report.



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