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Patient Safety

15 results found for: patient safety

Improving patient safety: Lithium

This CPD module provides an overview of bipolar disorder and information on how to support patients taking lithium.

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.

Pharmacy teams highlight valproate risks

Pharmacy teams are raising awareness of the risks associated with valproate medicines and pregnancy – but more needs to be done.

Unification after Gosport

The GPhC, RPS and APTUK have collectively published a resource to learn from the Gosport Independent Panel report.

Online FMD advice issued

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has issued online guidance for community pharmacies to comply with the Falsified Medicines Directive.

Key 2018 practice developments

This CPD module provides an overview of some of the major developments in pharmacy practice during 2018.

Patient safety part four

This is the fourth module in our series on patient safety.

Patient safety part three

This is the third CPPE module in our series on patient safety with an accompanying guide on risk management. 

Patient safety part two

This is the second CPPE module in our series on patient safety, defining adverse events and explaining the different levels of harm. 

Patient safety part one

This module is the first in our CPPE series about patient safety with an accompanying guide on risk management, categorising the different types of hazards. 

Update: Boots under fire from BBC

The BBC’s Inside Out programme, ‘Boots: Pharmacists’ under pressure’ has sparked debate about workplace pressure, patient safety and staffing in community pharmacy.

Key practice developments of 2017

This CPD module provides an overview of key practice developments of 2017.

Charter launched for safer pharmacies

The PDA has launched a ‘Safer Pharmacies Charter’ with the aim of ensuring safe practice in pharmacy and improving patient care through better working conditions.

Patient safety in community pharmacy

This CPD module provides an overview of patient safety in community pharmacy.

PV wants pharmacy staff views on patient safety

PV launches patient safety survey to reveal the challenges faced by community pharmacy and develop appropriate solutions.



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